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Ridgewood
Local School District

301 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
Telephone: 740-545-6354
Fax: 740-545-6336
Middle School
517 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
740-545-6335: Phone
740-545-5300: Fax
This year in the STRIVE program, I will be working with 4th-7th graders.

“ ‘Gifted’ means students who perform or show potential for performing at remarkably high levels of accomplishment when compared to others of their age, experience, or environment and who are identified under division (A), (B), (C), or (D) of section 3324.03 of the revised code.”

(Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 3324.01)  

Superior Cognitive Ability-refers to those students demonstrating high cognitive functioning.

v Specific Academic Ability-refers to those students who demonstrate high levels of achievement in one or more of the following areas: Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Reading and/or Writing, or a combination of these skills.

v Creative Thinking Ability-refers to those students having the ability to apply unique solutions to problems, innovative ideas, originality, outstanding imagination, innate curiosity, and the ability to solve problems using creative methods.

v Visual and Performing Arts-refers to those students demonstrating superior ability in one or more areas such as drawing, painting, sculpting, music, dance and/or drama.



6th Grade Reading

  • We will be reading many stories from our Literature book this year. 
  • We will also read three to four novels during the year. 
  • We will do Spelling Tests and Packets.
  • We will focus on our AR reading program.