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Welcome to the Ridgefield Public Schools

Welcome to the Internet home of the Ridgefield Public Schools. Together, the nine schools that comprise our district provide a safe, empowering learning environment for over 5000 pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade students in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We are happy to provide you with information about our district, our schools, and the excellent programs and services we offer our students.

We also invite you to read about our mission and vision of the RPS graduate.

A Message from Our Superintendent

Dear Ridgefield Community,

Welcome to the website for the Ridgefield Public Schools. Throughout this site you will find information to help you become better acquainted with our various departments, programs, policies, and Board of Education, along with calendars and a news feed to keep you in the know throughout the school year.

Our district comprises six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school, serving over 5,000 students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. From this home page, you can link to any of our schools under School Info.  

It is an honor for me to serve as the superintendent of the Ridgefield Public Schools. Our community’s commitment to education, our dedicated staff and faculty, and our students inspire me daily. In service to the community, the Ridgefield Public Schools are committed to meeting the needs of all learners, ensuring that each student reaches his or her full potential and is prepared for life, learning, and work beyond school.

We appreciate your support of the Ridgefield Public Schools and the standards of excellence you expect and demand of the educational experience of our students. Please contact us if we can answer any questions.


Karen Baldwin

Karen Baldwin, Ed. D. Superintendent of Schools