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Local School District

301 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
Telephone: 740-545-6354
Fax: 740-545-6336
Veterans Day Breakfast Ridgewood Middle School
Teen Institute members working with elementary students
Ridgewood Middle School Veterans Breakfast Staff
Ridgewood FFA American Star Riley Berger
Ridgewood FFA Member Showing a Horse
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High School Teen Institute Member working with Elementary students
Middle school chess match between an boy and girl.
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School Board member being sworn in as an officer.
Superintendent Mike Masloski with elementary students dressed as wild things for a reading program
Middle School chess match being played on large floor chess board
Students with congratulation sign for Jesse Maple - 3 time state qualifier
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December 5, 2023

2023-24 School Year

Calendar Reminders:

Dec. 20 2 Hour Early Dismissal - All Students
Dec. 21-Jan. 01 Christmas Break - No School  
Merry Christmas! See You Next Year.

CONGRATULATIONS to ALL - Teachers, Students, Staff and Community for a JOB WELL DONE! Our District Received an Excellent 2022-2023 State Report Card. Link to ODE for Additional District Information.

2022 - 2023 Report Card for Ridgewood Local

 Building Hours 

Our buildings will be open on student days from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Ridgewood Elementary School     740-545-5312

Ridgewood Middle School             740-545-6335

Ridgewood High School                740-545-6345

Ridgewood Local Schools             740-545-6354

Everything is subject to change.  

To view staff email addresses Teacher Emails 2022-23

To review March 2020 through March 2022 updates Click Here 


Welcome to OneView

We are pleased and excited to announce Ridgewood OneView - an on-line forms program allowing parents/guardians to maintain required forms on-line. From this page you can access the Parent Portal. Your first step is to set-up your OneView parent account. Please note that in order to set-up an account you must have a valid e-mail address. If you have a valid e-mail account click on the Parent Portal icon below. 

Parent Portal

If you do not have an e-mail, you can click here to create one.
For additional information please contact the building to which you are registering your child.
  Ridgewood Elementary School 740-545-5312
  Ridgewood Middle School 740-545-6335
  Ridgewood High School 740-545-6345
  Ridgewood Local Schools 740-545-7639

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Parent Mentors

What is a Parent Mentor?

Parent mentors provide information and support to families of children with disabilities and their school districts. View What is a Parent Mentor for details on the mentoring program and contact information.

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WLE Homecoming Queen Partners with Ridgewood Elementary for Community Service Project
Maddie Larrison, the 2023 West Lafayette Homecoming Queen and a 10th grade student at Ridgewood High School, partnered with Ridgewood Elementary school to complete her November community service project! Maddie asked the PK-3 students at Ridgewood Elementary to color pictures, make cards, or write letters to honor Veterans.  Maddie will take these letters to the Veterans breakfast in Coshocton on Saturday!
Thank you to Mr. Carpenter, all of the PK-3 teachers, and all of the amazing students at Ridgewood Elementary for helping Maddie complete her project!
Space Camp 2023

Ridgewood Students in Grades 6-8 attended Space Camp in Alabama the week of Oct. 9th thru Oct. 13th.
Meet Ridgewood FFA Student Riley Berger, American Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist

Meet Riley Berger, representing Ridgewood FFA as one of Ohio’s Star Finalists. Star Finalists are the best of the best among thousands of American FFA Degree recipients around the country. These students have met rigorous requirements, including completing several SEAs (supervised agricultural experiences), demonstrating excellent management skills, fulfilling education and leadership criteria, and earning the American FFA degree.


Our School Health Program will no longer be operating out of the module behind the elementary school. The program will now operate out of a MVHS Mobile Health Unit on a rotating schedule basis. Our School Health program continues to be centered on providing comprehensive primary care services including pediatric, adolescent, and behavioral health care to students and the community.  The Mobile Unit will park on campus in the morning to service students and staff then move to the WLE Chamber Building in the afternoon to service the community. For additional information contact the MVHC Mobile Unit by Cell Phone: 740-995-3103. 
Our Support Dog Luna MEET LUNA!
 Luna is a registered Emotional Support Dog through USA Service Dogs. Luna is up-to-date with current vaccinations and immunizations from a local vet. She will be working with our students primarily at the elementary and middle school here at Ridgewood. Our vision for Luna is to offer social, emotional, cognitive, and health benefits for our students and staff. Luna will be available to provide support and comfort. If  there are any medical concerns we need to be aware of, please call the office or school nurse at (740) 545-6354.


Change for Reduced Price Meals in the National School Lunch Program
Ohio Budget Authorizes Reduced Price Meal Reimbursement: The State of Ohio FY24-FY25 biennial budget includes funding to cover the cost of providing no-cost breakfast and no-cost lunch to students qualifying for reduced-price meals. Starting in school year 2023-2024, participants in the National School Breakfast or Lunch Program will provide a breakfast and lunch at no cost to each student eligible for a reduced-price breakfast or lunch. You must fill out a Free & Reduced Meal Application for 2023-24 to qualify. The application is available Online Here or a paper application is available in each school office.  Online Instructions Here. Breakfast for all students will remain free for the 2023-24 school year. 2023-24 Lunch Prices: K - 3 $2.75, Grades 4-12 $3.00, Adult $4.15 (without milk), Reduced Lunch No Charge, Milk $.50, K-12 Breakfast No Charge, Adult Breakfast $2.70 (without milk) , Reduced Breakfast No Charge. If you need assistance please call Michelle Stoffer at 740-545-5301 or email Michelle at [email protected].
Ohio Lottery Academic All Stars
Bill Gottardi, one of our elementary students, has received The Partners in Education All Star Award which recognizes k-12 students who have exhibited academic achievement, community involvement, citizenship and leadership in and out of the classroom. For being recognized as an Academic All Star, Bill will receive an assortment of Partners in Education merchandise including a backpack, water bottle, headphones and a gift card.  Congratulations Bill!


Ridgewood FFA enjoyed another successful year. The leadership of our 2 FFA Teachers, Sue Davis and Logan Pyers, is where the magic begins. Clocking many hours of schoolwork, hands-on training and countless competitions, they have created a robust and fruitful FFA program. Some of the awards received this year include - 7 students who earned the American FFA Degree: Jadyn Art, Mason Mizer, Jianna Jonard, Malachi Cahill, Ariana Vanfossen, Bailey Maple and Elizabeth Sampsel. Less than 1% of members on the National Level receive this degree. 5 students earned the State FFA Degree: Hayden Kilchenman, Brooklyn Maleski, Hunter Maple, Logan Slaughter and Johnathan Woodward. 5 of our FFA officers are Gold Rated Officers at State Level: Elana Alloway and Jessica Thompson – Reporter, Kiley Hahn and Izabel Mourer – Treasurer and Kyra Weaver – Secretary. For a complete list of accomplishments view Ridgewood FFA Yearly Review.
The RMS Drama Club and Beyond the Bell will be performing Lion King, Jr. in the high school auditorium this weekend beginning on Friday April 28 and running through Sunday April 30.  Evening performances will take place on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 P.M.  The final performance will be on Sunday at 2:00 P.M.  Each show is a DONATION ONLY at the door... no tickets needed! All are welcome to come watch our middle school students perform! Hope to see you there!
34th Annual MVESC Student & Teacher Recognition Ceremony
The 34th Annual MVESC Student and Teacher Recognition Ceremony took place on March 8 at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville, Ohio. Ridgewood High School was presented with six awards at the ceremony.

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