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.
Ridgecrest students sold over $20,000 in merchandise during our spring fundraiser! Wow! The percentage of sales that the school receives will be used to purchase Smartboards for our classrooms. Our goal is for every teacher to be able to use this technology to enhance our students' learning. Thank you students and parents for your particpation!
“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”