The Ridgefield Academy campus, situated on 42 rolling acres, provides an unparalleled setting for joyful learning and academic excellence. Westchester and Fairfield Country families enjoy easy access to campus, which is located just outside the town of Ridgefield and less than a mile over the New York border, near Pound Ridge, Bedford, and Katonah.




Get To Know Us!

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The Summit Building is home to Landmark Preschool and Lower School learning communities for Grades 1 - 3. Students are greeted warmly each day by teachers and Grade 8 students as they arrive at school.
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Turner Hall is a hub for theatrical productions, band performances, assemblies, concerts, and lectures.
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The Lower School library offers young readers many choices to explore the joy of reading.
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The light and airy lobby of the Summit Building features a rotating exhibit of student artwork.
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The Kitchen Lab provides a dedicated space to engage students in the science of cooking and baking.
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Each year, parent volunteers collaborate with students in our outdoor garden.
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Character is developed in the classroom, on the field, and in all areas of school life.
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Intentional connectedness between teachers and students provides an optimal learning environment.
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Music instruction at RA encourages each student to explore their creative interests.
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During RA's graduation ceremony, each Grade 8 student speaks in front of friends, family, alumni, and current students about their RA Journey.
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Each September, the lower fields are home to the Lower School campout, a beloved RA tradition. 
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A dedicated Lower School science lab provides students with the freedom to imagine and the tools to explore the world around them.
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RA's technology program offers students hands-on experiences in coding to prepare them for skills needed in their future.
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RA enjoys the gift of space and we often take learning outdoors on our beautiful 42-acre campus.
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Overlooking the hills of Westchester County, Heus Field is newly renovated with acrylic coated sand infill. This field provides a scenic and environmentally friendly space for field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, flag football, and other activities.
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RA students enjoy spring while learning outside near the Summit Building.
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Pathway to Graduation Garden
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Students are challenged to become inventors, problem-solvers, and idea-generators in our technology classes.
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Students enjoy gathering in The Bridge where classroom discussions, study sessions, or brainstorming meetings take place.
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Students in Grades 4 - 8 engage in science lab activities to further their hands-on learning of the sciences.
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Students in Grades 6 - 8 are invited to participate in the spring musical.
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The art room for students in Grades 4 - 8 features a pottery wheel, computers, and plenty of materials for creative exploration.
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The Bridge offers students opportunities to explore technology, animation, 3D printing, coding, robotics, and so much more.
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The climbing wall helps students build confidence and gross motor skills while they overcome challenges.
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The gymnasium offers ample space for students to engage in physical education activities and challenge themselves through competitive sports.
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The Harkness Table ensures that all students have a voice and a presence in discussions.
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The Little Bridge technology center allows Lower School students to explore animation, video creation, and so much more.
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The Lynch House is home to Grades 4 - 8 and includes our head of school residence.
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Performing arts help students build confidence, public speaking skills, empathy, poise, and joyful creative expression.
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The campus features a number of spaces where students can work, collaborate, and socialize in small group settings.

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"The development of character, the preparedness for choices, the values that will allow young adults to stand tall when there’s a really difficult choice in front of them."


"This is a community where parent involvement and participation is required and the more we get the more special this place is, both for the children and the parents."



Bryce Heaton '19

Student ambassador, talented musician, varsity tennis captain, and president of King School’s Student Government.

Begin Your Journey!

Are you ready to learn more about Ridgefield Academy? Simply complete the online request for information and a member of our Admission Team will be happy to contact you. We look forward to speaking with you soon!



Contact Us

To Speak with Admissions:

David Suter
Associate Head of School & Director of Enrollment
Phone: 203.894.1800 x112
Fax: 203.894.1810

Ridgefield Academy