About Our School

View Ridge Elementary is a Seattle School District K-5 elementary school located in the northeast part of the city. The main building was completed in 1948 and it has had many remodeling improvements over the years. The school runs with an average enrollment of 590 to 610 students. Our school offers services to K - 5th grades, Spectrum and Special Education. Along with the certified classroom teachers, there are certificated specialists in art, music, physical education, computer, and library. View Ridge Elementary is also fortunate to have an exceptionally active PTA and Governance Team.

Our Mission

View Ridge Elementary aims to provide a challenging curriculum, with emphasis on the basic academic skills and the arts, to meet the needs of all students. Through collaboration and continued parental/community involvement, students of all ethnicities will demonstrate confidence and a strong positive mental attitude.

Our Vision

Each View Ridge Graduate will:

  • Demonstrate mastery of academic skills
  • Value self and others
  • Creatively solve problems
  • Enthusiastically strive to reach his/her potential
  • Possess the courage and confidence to serve and lead in diverse communities

Overall Goal

We will use classroom based assessments and the Measurement of Academic Progress data to guide our instruction. Our goals in math are that 95% of students in grade 3 will meet proficiency on the state (Measurement of Student Progress) assessment, 88% in grade 4, and 95% in grade 5. In reading, 94% of students in grade 3 will meet proficiency, 90% in grade 4 and 95% in grade 5. In writing, 88% of 4th grade students will meet proficiency. In science, 90% of our 5th grade students will meet proficiency. In addition we have a school-wide focus on implementing the Positive Discipline model.

Seattle Public Schools has a no tolerance policy towards weapons, drugs, or alcohol on its campuses and at District-sponsored activities.

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Contact Us

Mailing Address:
7047 50th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Main Office: 206-252-5600
Fax: 206-252-5601

Terri Skjei

Administrative Secretary:
Rae Keyes

Office Assistant:
Karen Pickett

Attendance: 206-252-5600 or

Bell Schedule

Start Time: 9:35 a.m.
End Time: 3:45 p.m.

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