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Ridgeview Elementary School Profile

Minnesota School of Excellence

School Address:
9400 Nesbitt Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55438

Main Phone: 952.806.7100
Fax: 952-806-7101

Attendance: 952-806-7102
Health Office: 952-806-7108

Hours: 9:05 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Grade Levels: Kindergarten through 5th grade
Enrollment: 380
Principal: Steve Abrahamson
Attendance Area

Points of Pride:
Minnesota School of Excellence in 2005
Nationally Recognized Security Program


  • Ridgeview offers a small elementary school community where you feel like you’re part of a family.
  • Site of programs for highly and profoundly gifted students. The Elements program is offered for students in grades 2 and 3. Dimensions Academy is offered for grades 4 and 5.
  • Several computer labs, including a collection of wireless laptops and iPods, allow all students, K-5, to work extensively to master computer skills necessary for the 21st Century.
  • All licensed staff have iPads and are continually developing their skills to integrate technology into teaching and learning.
  • Ridgeview’s facilities provide large, state-of-the-art Media Center, technology rich environment, safety features and natural lighting.
  • Academic achievement, citizenship and positive behavior are reinforced with all school Rocket Rally recognition programs.
  • Families may choose traditional half-day Kindergarten or KinderPlus for a full-day Kindergarten experience.
  • Trained parent volunteers facilitate small group discussions of literature that strengthen reading skills and interest in grades 1-5.
  • Kids’ SAFARI offers enriched childcare before school beginning at 6:30 a.m. and after school until 6:00 p.m.
  • Diversity is celebrated in our school.