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Ridgewood Preparatory School

Ridgewood Preparatory School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Ridgewood Preparatory School says

Ridgewood Prep School was founded in 1948 as a college preparatory school- which remains our primary mission. We offer a challenging curriculum in a comfortable and caring environment that helps students become academically prepared and strong in character. Ridgewood is organized as a primary school, middle school, and high school -approved by the Louisiana Department of Education and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS CASI). We offer a comprehensive guidance program, as well as, age appropriate classes for all grades. Each grade is advanced one year in English and mathematics. Ridgewood Preparatory School was founded in 1948 as a college preparatory school. Ridgewood is approved by the Louisiana Department of Education and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS CASI). The school is organized as a primary school, middle school, and high school. The school year consists of two semesters, each divided into three grading periods. Ridgewood is a small school with many of the offerings found in larger schools. Our philosophy is to provide a total education to help form the complete individual. Each child's education is provided in a safe and caring environment. Our faculty focuses on fulfillment of goals like growth in intellectual skills; awareness of physical and social environments; deepened appreciation of aesthetics, philosophy, and religion; and responsible participation in home, school, and community. Preparation for occupational choice, usually at the professional level. To promote the development of the total person, Ridgewood offers a comprehensive guidance program under the direction of the guidance counselor. Academic, personal, and college counseling is available and age appropriate classes and programs are conducted for all grades.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (504) 835-2545
Email
  acalix@ridgewoodprep.com

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 276
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 12
Kindergarten 15
1 14
2 14
3 12
4 12
5 15
6 16
7 18
8 16
9 40
10 25
11 42
12 25

Ridgewood Preparatory School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Ridgewood Preparatory School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 10 : 1
Gender 55% Male / 45% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 71%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 9%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 5%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

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