Ridgeline Academy
"Know and Grow"

FAQ

 
 

Where can I purchase uniforms?

Greggory Designs is Ridgeline’s preferred vendor. You can also purchase uniforms through Land’s End. More information regarding the uniform policy is available in the Handbook, under “About.”

What are the pickup/dropoff policies?

Click here for Drop Off and Pick Up Information

Pick up times are as follows:

K-1st @ 3:00 p.m.

2nd - 4th @ 3:15 p.m.

5th - 8th @ 3:30 p.m.

We ask that parents remain in their vehicle during both drop off and pick up. Staff members will assist your child out of the vehicle if they need help. Staff members will also bring your child to the vehicle at dismissal. Parents/ guardians are welcome to park on the street and walk their child up to school at morning drop off.  They are also welcome to park on the street at dismissal and walk and wait for their child to be dismissed for the day.

What if I have more than one child to pick up?

You would pick up the child with the latest pickup time. Any younger children will be gathered in a supervised waiting area.

How early can I drop off?

6:00 am for Before Care program (must be registered)

7:15 am if your child is purchasing breakfast

7:30 am for all other students.

If they arrive before 7:30 am, and are not purchasing breakfast, they will have to wait outside until 7:30 am.

 

Are there any restrictions on pickup times?

Yes. No early pickup is allowed after 2:30 pm, except with prior approval from the school director.

 

What are the lunch options? Do you offer breakfast?

Lunch menus are updated monthly and sent out in the blast as well as posted under XXX. The menus include alternative meal options for those with dietary restrictions. School lunches are $3.50/meal, and must be pre-ordered through our meal ordering portal.

Breakfast is $2.00/meal, and must be pre-ordered through our meal ordering portal. It is available starting at 7:15 am.

You may send a light snack with your child each day. Each grade has different policies for snacks, please check with your child’s teacher for the correct information.

MEAL ORDER PORTAL

What time is recess/ lunch times?

1st & 2nd: 10:45-11:30

3rd & 4th: 11:15-12:00

K, 7th & 8th: 11:45-12:30

5th & 6th: 12:15-1:00

*All student have a recess for the first 25 minutes of their recess/ lunch period.

Can I eat lunch with my child?

Yes! Just sign in at the front office and get a “visitor” badge. To eat lunch with your child, you must be on the student pickup list.

What’s the process for the kids with food allergies? Can other kids bring peanut snacks?

Allergy tables are set-up at lunch. If the allergy is severe enough, the student’s classroom is set as “peanut-free”. The school does not have any campus-wide food restrictions.

Do the kids wash their hands before lunch?

Yes! We have hand washing stations set-up. Students will have recess before lunch, and wash their hands on the way into the cafeteria.

Can my child bring a bottled water to keep in the classroom or have at recess?

Yes, just make sure the bottle is labeled with their first and last name.

 

What does the daily routine include for different grade levels?

The hours for each grade level are as follows:

K-1st 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

2nd - 4th 8:00 am - 3:15 pm

5th - 8th 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Is there nap time in Kindergarten?

No, there isn’t nap time in Kindergarten.

When is recess? How many do they have and for how long?

Each grade has recess before their scheduled lunch times. The lower grades will have up to two additional recess breaks. Check with your child’s teach for more detailed information.

What electives does Ridgeline offer?

Daily electives include: Visual Arts, Music, Physical Education, and Spanish.

 

What are the campus policies for discipline and safety?

Student safety is our number one priority. All exterior doors are locked throughout the school day. Visitors must be buzzed in by the front desk and must sign-in with the receptionist.

Should a student’s behavior necessitate detention, it will be served on the day and time set by the administrator. It will not be assigned and served at the student’s convenience or choice. If the student is in school but fails to report to detention for any reason, the penalty will be suspension. If the student has an appointment or other conflict with his/her scheduled detention; the appointment or other conflict will have to be changed or rescheduled, not the detention.

 

What is the curriculum you use?

Ridgeline Academy is a Core Knowledge designated school, a distinction earned by only 15 schools in the nation. For more information regarding the curriculum, please go to “Core Knowledge” under “Programs.”

Do you offer before/after school programs?