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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”



Amarillo ISD Elementary School Supply List
2014/1015

 

 

 

Pre K/Kindergarten List

 

 

1 box - Baggies- Quart- for girls

 

1 box - Baggies- Gallon- for boys

 

2 - Crayons- 24 count

 

2 - Dry Erase Markers – 4 pack

 

1 – Bottle of Glue

 

6 - Glue Sticks

 

2 large boxes –Tissue

 

1 - Markers- Eight Pack of Classic Colors

[Washable preferred]

 

1 pair - Scissors- blunt tipped

24 - Pencils - #2

 

2 - Pocket Folders w/ Brads

 

2- Spiral Notebooks - wide ruled & 1 subject

 





1st & 2nd Grade List

 

1 box - Baggies- Quart- for girls

 

1 box - Baggies- Gallon- for boys

 

2 boxes- Crayons- 24 count

 

2 - Dry Erase Markers - 4 pack

 

1 – Bottle of Glue

 

6 - Glue Sticks

 

2 large boxes –Tissue

 

1 - Markers- Eight Pack of Classic Colors

[Washable preferred]

 

1 pair - Scissors- blunt tipped

 

48 - Pencils - #2

 

4 - Pocket Folders w/ Brads

 

2 - Spiral Notebooks- wide ruled & 1 subject

 

1- Pencil Box

 

2-Pink Erasers

 





3rd, 4th & 5th Grade List

 

1 - Colored Pencils - 12 count

 

4 - Composition Notebooks- wide ruled

 

1 box - Crayons- 24 count

 

2 - Dry Erase Markers - 4 pack

 

1 – Bottle of Glue

 

3 - Glue Sticks

 

2 large boxes – Tissue

 

1 - Markers- Eight Pack of Classic Colors

[Washable preferred]

 

1 – Pointed Tipped Scissors

 

48 - Pencils - #2

 

4 - Pocket Folders w/ Brads

 

3 - Spiral Notebooks- wide ruled

 

1 - Pencil Bag

 

2-Pink Erasers

200+ sheets - Notebook Paper-loose leaf-wide ruled

 

All students are required to have ample supplies from the list(s) above. As supplies are depleted throughout the year, please replace your child’s supplies in a timely manner. Additional organizational (i.e. spirals, folders, USB drives) and/or content specific (i.e. protractors, project supplies) supplies may be requested by individual teachers throughout the school year. If you have questions concerning these supplies, please contact your school’s principal directly.

  • All additional organizational and content specific supplies must have approval from the Campus Administration before initiating the request.Timelines for purchasing additional supplies should be reasonable (min. 5 days) and will be kept to a minimal expense.
  • Brand name, color, size etc. are left to parent discretion.
  • Students will not be penalized or rewarded for purchasing school supplies.

Unrelated instructional supplies (i.e. cleaning supplies, hand sanitizer, ink cartridges) are not allowable as school supply items; except tissues and baggies. 

 

 

 

 

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