John Ridgeway Elementary School

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107 E Sexton Rd

Columbia, MO 65203

(573) 214-3550

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 388

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for John Ridgeway Elementary School

My daughter attends kindergarten at Ridgeway. Although we felt lucky to secure a spot , I initially I wasn't sure how impressed I felt about the Ridgeway, having nothing to compare it to. Now that we're half way through her first year, I now am very happy with her curriculum especially when I hear ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/13/13

This school is a great asset to all students. The teachers are amazing! My son had a tough transition from preschool to kindergarten. However, his teacher has been extremely helpful in keeping us posted on his daily activities, behavior and progress. She has went above and beyond for our son. I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

This is an IGE (Individually Guided Education) school with combined grade classrooms. We love this school for too many reasons to list but mostly because of the family involvement and community we are lucky to be a part of there.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

GREAT school. Everyone is there because they want to be there. Hard to get into. Good luck!

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

Ridgeway is the best elementary school in Columbia, MO, but parents should be prepared to become involved. The culture at Ridgeway draws folks in and puts them to work making the school better. My daughters have both attended Ridgeway and I could not imagine a better elementary school experience for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

This school is wonderful. My son just started Kindergarten this year (2013) and loves it.He loves his teacher and is doing well. I was extremely pleased. This by far is the best school. I

Posted by a parent on 05/02/13

This school has a wonderful staff, caring people who know each and every child by name. The school is old but beautiful and old doesn't mean ineffective. The children get to be who they are, advance on their level they get to move forward at their speed not wait for someone else to catch up and or be ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/20/13

Addressing previous post. 1. I have never seen more than 2 computers in any Unit A classroom, in addition, 42 Ipads were purchased this year to give students more technology opportunities. 2. The school is about 100 years old. Much if not all of the school was repainted last year. Peeling paint should ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/17/12

continuing from previous post... In the kindergarten-first grade classrooms there is not an even distribution of of supplies/opportunities. Some of the k-1 classrooms are on the large side (but still very unorganized) while one is TINY. Others have 3-4 computers in the class, while others have just one. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/15/12

Ridgeway is a magnet school that draws children across Columbia. Winning a lottery is required to get into Ridgeway. The kids, parents and staff I know at Ridgeway are all really great people who are working to make Ridgeway a great place to learn and grow

Posted by a other on 09/16/09

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Test Year: 2012
John Ridgeway Elementary School
Columbia 93 School District
* In 2011-2012 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The results for math, communication arts, and science are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Columbia schools — John Ridgeway Elementary School is located at 107 E Sexton Rd, Columbia MO 65203. 107 E Sexton Rd is in the 65203 ZIP code in Columbia, MO The school district for John Ridgeway Elementary School is the Columbia 93 School District. John Ridgeway Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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