View Ridge Elementary
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 365 students.
Our school offers services to K – 5th grades, Focus classrooms and Special Education. Along with the certified classroom teachers, there are certificated specialists in art, music, physical education, and library. View Ridge Elementary is also fortunate to have an exceptionally active PTA and Governance Team.
Seattle Public Schools has a no tolerance policy towards weapons, drugs, or alcohol on its campuses and at District-sponsored activities.
Mission and Vision
The mission of View Ridge Elementary School is to build an inclusive community of leaders who are curious and creative learners. We are developing global citizens who care for the environment and others. We foster growth through rigorous curricula that incorporates technology, the arts, PE, social emotional learning and positive behavior support.
At View Ridge we are courageous, confident and compassionate lifelong learners. We prepare and motivate our students for a rapidly changing world by developing critical thinking skills, appreciation for the arts, and a global perspective. Students will advocate for themselves and others with emphasis on social, physical and emotional health.
We have chosen to focus on the following area(s) over the 2019-20 school year.
Problem of Student Learning
One of our continuing issues is how to best deliver quality instruction to various instructional groups, throughout the grades in order to meet the academic needs of all students.
We demonstrated cohort data growth in our SBA assessment data and goals and continue to set high and reasonable targets, built on cohort data from the previous year. Our whole school goal focused on SBA measurements as the assessment impacts students in grades 3-5 serves as a summative measurement to compare results.
What will success look like? (SMART Goal to target level of performance desired)
Goal for increased percentage of students proficient in ELA on the state test:
3rd Grade to 83%
4th Grade to 85%
5th Grade to 90%
Goal for increased percentage of students proficient in Math on the state test:
3rd Grade to 80%
4th Grade to 83%
5th Grade to 85%
Will your student be late or absent?
Call or email attendance: 206-252-5604
Main Office: 206-252-5600
Principal: Ammon McWashington firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative Secretary: Alynda Xaykosy email@example.com
Attendance Specialist: Denise Koenig firstname.lastname@example.org