The Mission of Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary and Aiken County Public Schools, the unifying agent of new horizons and extraordinary possibilities, is to ensure all students thrive as future-ready, globally mindful, and productive citizens through a responsive and inclusive school system distinguished by
- High quality and student-centered learning experiences
- Transformative, stakeholder partnerships
- A culture of purpose, innovation, and excellence
Raising achievement Setting standards Motivating excellence Empowering each other Striving for success
RSM Vision: To increase student achievement by implementing a rigorous and engaging curriculum.
The students, staff, and administration of Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary School welcome you to our website. We are confident that you will find the information on this site useful and that you will learn more about what makes Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary School a special place.
Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary School moved to its new facility in 2021 and is home to approximately 400 students from four-year old kindergarten to fifth grade. Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary is included in the Ridge Spring-Monetta K-12 facility and has its own health clinic, gymnasium, library, administrative offices, cafeteria, playgrounds and elevator. Ridge Spring-Monetta K-12 is a two-story building.
Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary School has a dedicated and experienced staff, an active School Improvement Council, and caring and committed families. We are committed to providing a safe, caring, and challenging educational environment that promotes learning and achievement for all students. We recognize and celebrate the diverse learning styles, interests, talents, and cultures of our students and strive to offer a rich variety of meaningful learning experiences that will inspire innovative thinkers and confident learners.
Thank you for your interest in Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary School. If you have any questions, please contact Principal Callie Herlong at (803) 685-2000.
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Registration for Returning Students Parent Portal
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Classroom Supply List Supply List 2022-23
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Annual Title I Meeting Title I Information
Updated Title I Parent & Family Engagement Policy and School-Parent Compact Updated Policies
School Hours: Arrival Begins (7:25 am) Warning Bell (7:50 am) Tardy Bell (7:55 am)
PREPARE FOR FAMILY EMERGENCIES WITH SMART911 - We are fortunate in Aiken County to have access to a free service called SMART911. The service allows families to register their homes and occupants for the purpose of providing law enforcement and first responders with immediate access to life-saving information in the event of a call for help to 911. During an actual emergency, first responders will have this vital information relayed to them before they arrive. Signing up is fast, easy, and free! Click HERE to view the SMART911 flyer for some great safety tips for students, or visit online at www.smart911.com for more information.
“Encouraging” Report Card For Aiken County’s Schools: Four Rated Excellent, Aiken Scholars Academy Ranked Third Among The State’s 252 High Schools, 90% Grad Rate
Four of the district’s schools have met the initial eligibility criteria for Palmetto Silver Awards, and Aiken Scholars Academy ranked in the top three schools in the state for academic achievement. Four schools are among the elite group rated “Excellent” overall, and the District’s graduation rate is among the best in the state at 90 percent.
Students, staff, and community members are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items at their school the week of November 14-18. Student Services Workers will begin filling Blessing Boxes in the community with food the week of Thanksgiving.
Schools across the district celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring the contributions and influence of Hispanic culture in our country and right here in Aiken County.
Sherell Murphy joins Aiken County Public School District as the new Procurement Director.
Attributes of Premier Students
For a closer look at the Attributes of Premier students in Aiken County Public Schools, click on the words "Attributes of Premier Students," or simply look around your school as we're sharing these attributes in a big way and posters and banners are everywhere!