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Welcome to Cougar Ridge Elementary!

Located in Bellevue, WA, Cougar Ridge Elementary serves approximately 520 students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Read more about Our School.

Bobby the Bobcat
Welcome back Bobcats!

Cougar Ridge Staff and Bobby the Bobcat are looking forward to seeing all of you at Meet the Teacher Day on Tuesday, August 29th from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.  PTA will also be here hosting an ice cream social to welcome students and families.

Classroom assignments will be posted on Skyward at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26th.

Enjoy your last few days of summer. We can't wait to see you! 

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Cougar Ridge Elementary

Meet the Teacher August 29th!  All grades have a chance to meet their teacher from 9:30-10:30.

Pre-Order school supplies can also be picked up this day.  The PTA will be providing a treat!

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Cougar Ridge Elementary

Meet the Teacher August 29th!  All grades have a chance to meet their teacher from 9:30-10:30.

Pre-Order school supplies can also be picked up this day.  The PTA will be providing a treat!

Cougar Ridge Elementary

We invite all families with incoming kindergarten students to join us on Wed 8/31/22 at 6pm for Kindergarten Playground Night at the school. This is a wonderful opportunity for families to learn more about Cougar Ridge, hear from other Cougar Ridge parents who can share insight and answer questions, meet fellow classmates and parents, and become more familiar and comfortable with Cougar Ridge before the first day of school. Children will receive a Welcome to Kindergarten goodie bag and a treat.

Happening Now at Cougar Ridge Elementary

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Staff Celebrate the End of the School Year!
Students Celebrate Chinese New Year with Class Project
Cougar Ridge Celebrates Remodel with Ribbon Cutting
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By the Numbers

524

Students enrolled in the 2020-2021 school year.

We "take pride in the successes of each other, share what we have with others, look for and appreciate the diversity found in our world."

-Excerpt from Cougar Ridge mission statement
 

44

Classroom teachers in the 2019-2020 school year.

In the 2019-2020 school year, our teachers had an average of 10.5 years of experience.

56.8%

Of our teachers have a master's degree or higher.

To find the contact information for one of our teachers or staff, visit the directory (use the menu option at the top right to access the directory).

98%

Of our students attend regularly.

This data is from the 2019-2020 school year, the most recent year available from OSPI.

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School Highlights & Programs

Our students will be prepared for and eager to accept the academic, occupational, personal and practical challenges of life in a dynamic global environment.

Principal Drew Terry

Meet Principal Drew Terry!

Mr. Terry enjoys hosting "Coffee and Questions" via Zoom and invites you to the next session. We'll share the dates of upcoming sessions with you via email!

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Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

MTSS is shaping the student experience at our school and throughout our district. Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, or MTSS, is a nationally recognized, evidence-based framework guiding our approach to academics, social emotional learning, behavior and attendance.

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Chess Club

Cougar Ridge Clubs

Students participation in school sponsored programs, activities, and clubs is an essential part of our school. Whether it's art, a spelling bee, or chess club we help each student find their niche' in the school culture.  

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