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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.

-Ella W.

Principal's Comments

“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%

Asian: 1%

African American: 4%

Hispanic/Latino: 24%

White:  66%

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”


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