Thanks for visiting our web site. The site's main purpose is to enhance the home-school-community connection that is so vital to the success of our educational program for all students.
We are “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community.
From Our Students
"Ridgecrest is the best school ever! I like my teacher because she lets us do graphing which is the best!"
- Carter S.
I love Ridgecrest because the teachers here do a good job at teaching. I'm very grateful that I get to go to this school. I hope other kids agree with me also. I know my teacher loves me.
“Ridgecrest is a Pre-K through 5th grade campus in southwest Amarillo in the Amarillo High School Cluster. We have a student population of approximately 500, served by a staff of 35 professionals and 10 paraprofessionals. As a campus, student success is our focus, and therefore we are committed to meeting the needs of every learner. Our efforts support our mission and that of our district: to graduate every student prepared for success beyond High School.
Enrollment #: 500
Free and Reduced lunch: 52%
Limited English Proficient: 1.8%
African American: 4%
Highly Qualified Teachers: 100%
Academic Achievement improved from the 2011/2012 school year:
- Grade 3 reading - +15%
- Grade 3 math - +8%
- Grade 4 math - +1%
- Grade 4 writing - +7%
- Grade 5 science - +8%
- Grade 5 reading - +4%
- Grade 5 math - +6%
As you can see Ridgecrest is dedicated to academic success and well-being. We appreciate the support of our community and the long-standing positive relationship the school has with parents and students.
If you have any questions, please call the school at (806)326-5101
Curtis Crump Ed.D – Principal”