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15750 Ga Hwy 315
Ellerslie, GA 31807

(706) 568-6578
(706) 562-9576
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May 07, 2014
my child loves his teacher. i love how she is firm but fun with them. we will miss this school when he moves on

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February 13, 2012
This school is very orderly and has a good staff. However, my daughter transfered to another school in Muscogee Country and found that she was not at the same level even though she made straights As at Pine Ridge. So, either the academics are not as tough or the circumlum is not standardized. Regardless, the school offers a very personal touch and takes a caring attitude.

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July 24, 2011
The teachers are wonderful! You can tell when you drop your children off in the morning that the teachers love what they do. Each child and parent are greeted with a big smile and warmly welcomed. So different from other local schools where my children attended: I got nothing but bad attitute from the staff. Pine Ridge provides an excellent education and is a breath of fresh air.

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January 17, 2010
My oldest two are in private schools and my 2nd grader is enrolled at Pine Ridge. The attention and quality education is better than what my older two are receiving in a local private school. Excellent school.

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May 27, 2009
K and 1st grade teachers are fabulous! We had very good experiences with two wonderful teachers thus far! Mrs Johnson and Mrs Crute were very strict, but fair and kind. They did not yell at at t he children and the children thrive in an environment where they know clearly what is expected. They loved these women and so did the parents@!

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November 19, 2008
I love Pine Ridge. I was going to send my daughter to a private/christian school until I heard how great Pine Ridge was. This is our4th year at Pine Ridge I we still love it. All of the staff seems to ready care about all of the children. Our test scores are very high for a lower income school district. We usually score almost as high as Mulberry Creek. The children seem to get what they need no matter there level of learning. I have been to all of the schools in Harris County and Pine Ridge and Mulberry Creek are the best.

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October 07, 2008
We moved here several years ago, because we were told this was the best school district in the area. We have been shocked at the poor quality in education that our children have received. We came from top school districts all over the US. Pine Ridge seems more interested in prepping the children for CRCT testing, and they have forgotten the importance of a well rounded education. We have encountered some very good teachers, as well as some who should pick another line of work. I feel recess/outdoor time is very important for our children, but at this school, my children sporatically receive it. The teachers are very militaristic, and mass punishment is frequently used. As far as the PTA, they are wonderful, very involved, and do a great job. I will be very happy when I can send my children to a new school.

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January 25, 2008
I am very disappointed in the comment made by the parent who said the 'teachers are very military-like and strict with the children'. Both of my children ages 9 & 5 go to Pine Ridge and loves every teacher they have encountered. Mr. Trotter and his Staff are very professional and run a great school. As for ASEP, this is a good program at Pine Ridge. My oldest daughter has been in ASEP every year since going to Pine Ridge and she enjoys going every day. ASEP gives the children time to do their homework, have an afternoon snack and enjoy other classmates' company. Yes, the Pre-K children are in portable units; but my Pre-K child or myself do not mind. To her, it's a great place to go everyday.

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November 25, 2007
Be aware that small children (Pre-K) are still in portable units (trailors). The county has the money to provide REAL classrooms. The teachers are very military-like and strict with the children. Thus, the good reviews on discipline! Very intimidating! After school program needs to totally be revised. Basic learning not a focus....it is almost entirely centered around the CRCT test and the entire school year is a huge prep for the test.

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June 18, 2007
My children(7 & 5) both attend Pine Ridge Elementary school and I love it! The Principal received Principal of the Year for 2006-2007 and it is well deserved. He is the best! My daughter has special needs and the school and teacher she had for Pre-k alleviated my apprehension about her going to 'big' school. I highly recommend Pine Ridge to everyone!

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December 07, 2006
I feel that Pine Ridge Elementary overall has been a great school. I have lived in other states and have seen worse and even better. Most teachers my children have had have been good. You can not compare all teachers good or bad just because you might have had an issue. I do not like the after school program. There is no stimulation and fun for the children's minds. I think over all Pine Ridge has been good except for the After School Program can do so much better.

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June 05, 2006
Overall, the academics and the positive spirit at Pine Ridge have been wonderful. There is an emphasis on character development and it seems to work for us!

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January 07, 2006
I have never been more disappointed in a school system as I was when my daughter attending Pine Ridge. The teachers were incompetent of recognizing a reading disability that my daughter has. We had to change school districts to ensure our daughter received adequate teachers. She's thriving now that she has teachers capable of doing what they were hired to do.

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September 18, 2005
My two sons have been going to Pine Ridge for the past three years and my daughter started pre-K this year. There has been alot of variety in teachers, techniques and experiences and overall we are very happy with the school and our childrens academic success to date.

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August 02, 2005
My son has been going to this school since kindergarten and is now going into the fifth grade. The teachers have all been excellent both in teaching styles and in communication with parents. I am glad to be able to send my daughter here this year to start in the Pre-K program. I know she will receive a great education based on past exprience with my son. The teachers encourage the children to do the best they can without prejudice. I love the teachers and staff here. They are very caring and involved with all their students. You just don't find that kind of environment at most schools.

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March 03, 2005
So far I must say that I am disappointed with the quality of education that my children are receiving. I do not receive adequate communication from the teachers that will allow me to properly monitor my childrens progress. And when I ask, it's not done on an continueous basis. After being in this school system for 2 years I am very disappointed and feel that it leaves a lot to be desired. At times it seems like the teachers are not motivated to provide 'their children' with the best education possible.

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January 07, 2005
This school has exceeded my expectations ! The teachers and staff are outstanding! The principal and assistant principal are very involved with the children and their compassion for the students really shows. They care for the students education but also care for them personally. They encourage parents to be involed at the school and I love their welcoming spirit. Parents should feel very confident to send their children to Pine Ridge. They can expect only the best. - Tiffany Stewart

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October 06, 2003
This is a wonderful school, with great parent support from the administration, pta, staff and teachers. Perhaps more afterschool programs will be forthcoming.

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Pine Ridge Elementary School
15750 Ga Hwy 315, Ellerslie, GA  31807
(706) 568-6578
Last modified Pine Ridge Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Pine Ridge Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top