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Ridge Creek School

Ridge Creek School is a coeducational private alternative school for students in grades 8 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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Overview

Overview

Ridge Creek School says

Licensed by the Department of Human Services in Georgia, Ridge Creek School is a therapeutic boarding school combining a healthy living environment in the Georgia Mountains with solid academic preparation and group and individual counseling. Students at Ridge Creek School are often working through Oppositional Defiant Disorder, though the staff at Ridge Creek School is skilled in providing personal attention for every student's needs. Adjunct therapeutic services address many clinical issues, including self-destructive, compulsive, and addictive behaviors. Each student progresses through a sequential therapeutic program at Ridge Creek School, ensuring personal development and progress in a caring environment. Over the weekends, Ridge Creek School students embark on experiential learning outings, often rock climbing, camping, and mountaineering. Ridge Creek School utilizes an individualized approach to allow for intensive study for remediation as well as enrichment. We are fully accredited by SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools), SAIS (Southern Association of Independent Schools), and GAC (Georgia Accrediting Commission). We are accredited as a "traditional college preparatory school", as opposed to a special needs or alternative schools. Ridge Creek School students have the opportunity to earn their high school diploma. 100% of our high school graduates are accepted into a college. The combination of personalized study, integrated curriculum, and academic support provides our students with a solid academic foundation for the rest of their lives. The RCS Learning Center is staffed with qualified special education staff. Students with learning differences who complete the RCS program gain increased academic self-confidence, and a more positive self-image.

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
  (706) 864-4730
Email
  [email protected]

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 35
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
8 1
9 6
10 14
11 8
12 6

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Student Teacher Ratio 4 : 1
Gender 74% Male / 26% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 71%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 9%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Wrestling

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Other associations for exceptional children

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