On June 15th, 18 graduates of Ridgefield Academy were presented with their diplomas during a beautiful ceremony in Graduation Garden. The graduates’ families and the entire school community were present to witness each graduate process with their kindergarten buddy, deliver a speech, and ring the Patriot Bell to mark the end of their academic journeys at Ridgefield Academy.
RA students in Grades 4-8 are recognized for their performances on the national Wordmasters Challenges.
Since January, Grade 3 students have been learning about artists whose work focuses on the use of geometric and abstract shapes, balance within space, the form of their work, and the use of unexpected and traditional materials.
A creative project in Grade 7 pre-algebra tasks students to consider the question, "How do numbers feel?"
The Lower School science classroom is a place where students frequently experience the joy of discovery - and fast.
This fall, a Grade 8 student expressed an interest in photography and volunteered his time as a photo contributor for Ridgefield Academy, capturing photos at athletic games and school events.
Kindergarten is a critical year of learning, when children explore the world around them, find what sparks their curiosity, and discover that learning can be joyful. Learn about how the foundation established in Ridgefield Academy's kindergarten classrooms prepares students for a lifetime of positive learning.
Ridgefield Academy students have been on top of the world since a new Outdoor Campus Center opened in fall 2021. Completely funded by a small group of major donors, the full-scale bi-level playscape provides an exciting new space for play, exploration, learning, and skill development.
The middle school years are a navigation of change in many ways, and it is important for students to be in a supportive school environment that understands middle school students and the challenges they are facing.
Intentional connectedness is a distinguishing factor of the educational program and mission at Ridgefield Academy.