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Pine Ridge Elementary School


Individually Focused. Committed to All.

The goal for Bend-La Pine Schools staff members is to prepare all students to be future-ready. This means when they graduate, our students can:

  • Persevere when faced with challenges
  • Value and exercise creativity
  • Discover how critical thinking skills are used across disciplines
  • Become a functioning member of a team
  • Exercise effective communication and presentation skills
  • Understand the importance of taking initiative
  • Learn about various aspects of leadership and develop those skills
  • Adapt and problem solve
  • Manage time and create a plan for accomplishing a task or goal
  • Know how to find reliable, accurate information

Elementary Instruction

The elementary school core curriculum focuses on the basics of reading, speaking, listening, language, writing, math, science, health, social studies, handwriting, art physical education, music, media and computer skills. Bend-La Pine Schools also strives for lower K-3 class sizes and provides additional academic support for students who need it.

Focus on Literacy: A Reading Initiative for Young Learners

Reading lays the groundwork for every subject a child will study in school. Bend-La Pine Schools is committed to ensuring that every student is able to read at grade level by third grade.