Welcome to Ridge Elementary School! If you are new to our area, we are excited to have your student(s) attend our school. If you are a returning family, we are happy for your return. Our staff is working hard to prepare for the upcoming school year and are looking forward to a fantastic school year. Working together, we can soar to great heights!!!
Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 10:00am – 3:00pm
New families: Please stop by to register your student(s) in a timely manner. This will assist with class placement and teacher preparation for the upcoming school year. Please click here to review the list of documents you will need for Pre-K. If you have a Kindergarten to 5th grade student, please click here for the documents you will need to submit for registration.
All families: Please click here to review the Vaccination Requirements for children enrolled in schools for the 2016-2017 School Year.
The staff at Ridge would like to invite you to our Open House. This is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23rd between 2:00pm and 4:00pm where you can come to school and meet your child’s teachers for the upcoming school year. If your child will be attending Kindergarten in the fall, we ask that you report to our multipurpose room from 1:30pm to 2:00pm for Kindergarten Orientation. It is also a time for us to get reacquainted, informally, before we begin the rigorous school year on Thursday, August 24th. During Open House, you may also set up your child’s account in the cafeteria for meal service.
PreK Orientation will be held in the Media Center at 9:30am and 1:30pm.
If you have any questions, please contact us at (301)872-0200.
Have a great summer!
Mrs. Sandra Kerner Retires
Congratulations to Mrs. Kerner who after 30 years of service to SMCPS, and most recently Principal at RES for the past 11 years, passes the reins to Ms. Honora Batelka.
Welcome Ms. Honora Batelka
The RES community would like to welcome Ms. Honora Balteka. Ms. Batelka holds a Master’s degree from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and a Bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She has served as a Special Education teacher, Instructional Resource Teacher and Academic Dean. Most recently, she served as the Supervisor of Special Education
in the Department of Special Education. Welcome Aboard!!!!
Ridge Elementary School might be one of the smallest elementary schools in St. Mary’s County, but that doesn’t keep students from achieving great things. The RES Rockets robotics team claimed the top award in its division for robot design, proving that big things really do come in small packages.