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Welcome to Cougar Ridge Elementary!

Located in Bellevue, WA, Cougar Ridge Elementary serves approximately 475 students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Read more about Our School.

Cougar Ridge's Safety Patrol Here to Keep Everyone Safe
Cougar Ridge's Safety Patrol Here to Keep Everyone Safe

Cougar Ridge has an amazing group of 5th grade Safety Patrol volunteers! Please feel free to greet and say thank you to these amazing students!

Fostering Learning through Collaboration
Fostering Learning through Collaboration

Cougar Ridge students have many opportunities to engage with their classmates on a variety of subjects, including art. Sharing ideas and collaborating on school work is a key component of learning at Cougar Ridge.

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Administration Building, 5150 220th Ave SE, Issaquah, WA

The agenda and meeting details will be posted at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Please note the agenda and materials may be modified up to 24 hours prior to the meeting; after that time, any agenda modifications will be addressed at the meeting.

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Cougar Ridge Elementary School

Does your child have a passion for being green? Would they be interested in helping our school be more green?  If so, we’d love to have them as a member of our school’s GREEN TEAM? 


Green Team will meet once a month. For the first trimester we will meet on the 3rd Thursdays from 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the lunchroom or room 162 (TBD). Here are our first 3 dates:

- October 20, 2022

- November 17, 2022

- December 15, 2022


If your child is interested in joining, please click on the link here to complete the application. 

Please direct any questions to Mrs. Christensen at

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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


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


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.


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).


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!

Principal Drew Terry will be hosting "Cultures Connecting" November 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in the library for a chance to talk with him and other Cougar Ridge parents about topics related to our school and school systems from other countries around the world. You can also join this meeting with Principal Terry via zoom.

Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

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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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