Sunset Ridge Elementary School

340 Inverness Dr
Pacifica CA 94044

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<p>The main facets of Sunset Ridge Elementary School's program are literacy, a balanced curriculum, including rigorous mathematics lessons, adequate support systems for students, parents and staff, and community and family involvement. Literacy, however, is the foundation of all learning at Sunset Ridge.&nbsp;</p> <p>In order to lead effective writing and reading workshops in every classroom, teachers at Sunset Ridge regularly attend writing workshops to deepen their own understanding of the writing process.</p> <p>To ensure students have every resource they need to learn and succeed academically and emotionally, Sunset Ridge provides after-school tutorials, homework centers and on-site counseling.</p> <p>Students also get a healthy dose of fine arts and music at Sunset Ridge. Their work can be seen by family at art shows throughout the school year and first- through third-graders participate in a music-for-minors program where they learn the basic of musical performance, and fourth- and fifth-graders sing in a choral music program.</p> <p>Sunset Ridge's campus, which overlooks Pacifica and the ocean, features two full computer labs plus computers in every classroom, a library with a 14,700-title collection with native language titles for English learners. The stage on campus has recently been modernized, with lighting and sound equipment. The school also hosts meetings and events for local organizations, including Spindrift Players drama classes, Judo classes, and Boy Scout meetings.&nbsp;</p> <p>Full day kindergarten is available for all kindergarten-age students at Sunset Ridge Elementary, and&nbsp;fifth-graders who graduate from Sunset Ridge are&nbsp;guaranteed a place at Ingrid B. Lacey Middle School.</p>