Mission Statement:
The mission of Ridgefield High School is to enable all students to become self-directed and self-reflective learners. We engage all students in opportunities to improve their academic performance, develop their interpersonal skills, and achieve an understanding of their roles and responsibilities as citizens of our democratic society. We create a climate of trust, security, and pride to encourage a lifestyle that nourishes our minds, bodies, and spirits. To that end, Ridgefield High School collaborates with parents and the community to provide a variety of educational experiences which support academic, social, and civic growth in an environment which promotes a respect for diversity.


Oct 26 - Summit Educational Group - 9am and 7pm - F202

Oct 28 - ACT

November 4 - SAT

November 7 - Election Day (No School)

November 10 - Veterans Day (No School)

November 13 - Financial Aid Night - ERMS Auditorium - 7pm

November 22 - Early Dismissal - Thanksgiving Recess

November 23 - Thanksgiving - No School

December 2 - SAT

December 9 - ACT

December 14 - Early Dismissal (Staff PD)


***NEW... All parents can now sign up to receive important notifications and announcements from the Counseling Dept. Simply text @h278f to 81010

Attention College Admission Representatives:

College Admission counselors can now go to https://CounselorCommunity.com to schedule an appointment to visit with our high school.  

    • FINANCIAL AID PRESENTATION Karen Guastelle joined us again on November 13, 2017 to discuss the NEW changes with FINANCIAL AID.  Please click here for Karen's presentation.   

    • SUMMIT EDUCATIONAL GROUP On Thursday, October 26, The Counseling Center will be hosting Summit Educational Group.  They will lead a discussion about the SAT and the ACT college admissions tests, the differences between them and how to prepare for each test. Two Identical sessions will be offered at 9:00am and 7:00pm. Both sessions will be in F202. 

    • SOPHOMORES IN THE COUNSELING LAB The Counseling Center has opened their classroom A134 for the 2017-2018 school year. All sophomores must report to A134 at least one time between October 30 and December 1.  Topics covered include a strengths inventory, using Naviance, goal setting and a review of high school graduation requirements.  

      • 2017-2018 - COUNSELING LAB! Drop in help is available for all students.  Come to Room A134 during any lunch wave for help with the Common Application, Naviance, SAT information, etc. This drop in help is available to all students and no appointment is necessary.

        • KHAN ACADEMY and the COLLEGE BOARD Khan Academy has partnered with the College Board to offer free SAT Prep to all high school students.  Please follow the link to find Khan Academy. Good luck!