Ridgewood School District is providing an opportunity for students (Grades 9---12) to complete their education via online learning. Ridgewood Digital Academy will be using Plato curriculum for the completion of student courses. All courses on Plato are completed online and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Digital School students are to complete their work from the Ridgewood Digital Academy Center located at Ridgewood High School. The Center will be open for these students from 8:00---5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00---2:30 on Friday. At the Center students will have access to a computer and certified teacher. Students will have to attend the digital academy for at least 3 ½ hours a day. Suggested block times: 8:00---11:30 a.m. or 1:00---4:30 p.m.
Student’s goal is to complete at least one lesson in each subject they are enrolled per school day. It is the student’s responsibility to remain active and up-to-date with the schoolwork. The Digital School Coordinator will continually monitor each student’s progress and encourage all students to keep up with their lesson assignments. Students as well as Parents/Guardians may view grades and pacing on the Plato’s Home Page. Parents/Guardians need to utilize the Plato’s Home page to view the progress of their child. Progress Book grades will only post interim and nine week grade. You can gain access to Plato’s curriculum by login into your account at ple.platoweb.com
All absences are unauthorized and unexcused until absent documentation (absent note/email) is received by Digital School Coordinator. Students will follow the attendance policy for Ridgewood School District. We encourage open communications with the parents/guardian of the digital school students. If you have any changes to your contact numbers, please email the Digital Academy Coordinator at [email protected] or call at 545-6345.
Digital students will required to meet the same graduation requirements as all other student. They will participate in all state testing such as End of Course Exams as well as district benchmarking. If you have any questions or would like to enroll your child in the Ridgewood Digital Academy, please contact Mike Masloski at 545-6354 (work) or by email email@example.com You can also contact Sam Carpenter at 545-6345 (work) or by email at [email protected].