The Centre Ridge community adheres to our mission: Creating a collaborative culture that is committed to building positive relationships that ensure equity, promote autonomy and foster 21st century learners.
Centre Ridge serves a unique and diverse population that represents over 30 countries and speaks nearly 50 languages at home. Our staff works purposefully to create a warm and safe learning environment for our students. We look to instill Portrait of a Graduate skills that will create a lifelong love for learning and teach our students the ability to communicate, w
ork in teams and collaborate with their fellow students. The social emotional wellbeing of our students is also a primary focus with a focus on each students needs through social emotional curriculum and Responsive Classroom techniques. For our staff, building relationships is a top priority.
Centre Ridge offers a variety of programs that help student¿s master rigorous academic standards and to thrive academically and socially. Instruction is enhanced through technology, including laptops, iPads, document cameras, and interactive SMART Boards. Our extensive library collection, in addition to the use of databases, supports our students' research endeavors and project based learning opportunities. Other special features of Centre Ridge include our Local Level 4 AAP classes, Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math (STEAM) Lab, the Think Tank, Brain Lab as well as our outdoor classroom; the Ram's Den.
Community activities are designed to encourage parents, staff members, and students to work together to support student achievement. These activities include Reading and Math night (RAM Night), Science Night, social activities, concerts, as well as additional assemblies and student programs.
Centre Ridge is a special school where all members of the community work together to fulfill the school's motto: "Learners Today...Leaders Tomorrow."