Ridge Elementary School serves more than 260 students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. The school has a parent-teacher organization that works in partnership with the school s principal and staff, as well as the community to provide programs and services that enhance the educational environment for all students. Ridge Elementary School offers an accelerated reader program that monitors reading practices and helps students in improving reading abilities. The school provides education in various subjects, such as fine arts, math, science, social studies, reading and writing, English, and health and physical education. Ridge Elementary School is a part of St. Mary's County Public Schools and is located in Ridge, Md.