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Ridgely Elementary School

2040 North Eighth St.
Springfield, IL 62702
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January 11 to March 11, 2022

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To attend Ridgely School and be eligible for bus service where applicable, click on this image to enter your street address. The program will identify the school in your address area. 

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Join Today! Parents can receive text message reminders from Mr. Gilmore. Text: (217) 718-2499 Enter: @ridgely

Bullying Reporting Form

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Please contact the principal, Ken Gilmore, to report incidents of bullying at 525-3259 or at kennyg@sps186.org.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest

Photos Jan 17 The Ministerial Alliance of Springfield and Vicinity held an essay contest focusing on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech. This essay contest was open to all st

Parent Input Needed: 5 Essentials Survey

News Jan 14 All Ridgely parents are encouraged to take the 5 Essentials Survey. The parent perspective is very important for our school improment efforts. The survey takes about 10-15 minutes of your time but the information provided is priceless!  Parent Survey Link:

Thank You-Rotary

News Dec 13 Thank you to the Downtown Rotary Club for donating cases of delicious oranges so each student could take home some Florida sunshine!

Support for LHS from Ridgely School!

News Nov 22 Team Ridgely sends heartfelt support to the families and staff of Lanphier High School! 

Annual Halloween Parade and Parties

Photos Oct 30 A little rain didn't stop the costume parade from happening this year! The Department of Ag. supported the indoor parade with inflatables and treats for every student. Classroom parties followe

Fall Picture Day-September 17

News Sep 11 Picture day is coming on Friday, September 17. 

Students of the Week for September 6-10, 2021

News Sep 4 Congratulations to Ridgely School's first students of the week for this year!

Student Technology Information

News Sep 4 Technology use is a integrated part of learning this year at Ridgely School. This year, iPads will be sent home every day with your child. Fifth grade students have received Chromebooks. Please review the expectations sheet below with your child.

Girls on the Run

News Aug 31 Girls in grades 3-5 are invited to partiipate in Girls on the Run at Ridgely School. The deadling to register is September 13.  Link to additional information: 

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