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Ridgefield Academy

Ridgefield Academy is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Ridgefield Academy says

Ridgefield Academy is a co-educational, independent day school for students enrolled in preschool through eighth grade. The mission of Ridgefield Academy is to educate and encourage students to become knowledgeable, independent thinkers who are passionate about learning and embrace new challenges with confidence and enthusiasm. We maintain high academic standards and emphasize the importance of responsibility, respect, and service to others in all areas of school life. We strive to be an inclusive, diverse and close-knit community where our students are valued, supported and inspired to excel.Ridgefield Academy empowers every child to realize his or her full potential by bringing together academic excellence, innovative programming and a diverse, supportive community. Thanks to talented teachers and small class sizes, we can take teaching out of the textbooks and bring lessons to life with memorable experiences. When children learn by doing, they care more, remember more and are empowered to achieve more. The result? Students who are motivated, joyful and engaged in their learning.




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  (203) 894-1800
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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 347
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 27
Kindergarten 28
1 36
2 26
3 47
4 36
5 36
6 24
7 38
8 22
Ungraded 27

Ridgefield Academy'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 Ridgefield Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 37% Male / 63% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 78%
Multi-racial 9%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 2%


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Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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