About Us

CR crestCitrus Ridge: A Civics AcademyCR crest

General Information

Grade Levels:  Kindergarten – 8th grade

School hours:  8:00-3:00

School Colors:  Red, White, Blue

School Mascot: Pioneers

School Uniforms: Khaki/Tan, Navy Blue or Denim bottoms

K-2 students – Navy Blue polo shirts or Navy blue school t-shirt

3-5 students – Red polo shirt or red school t-shirt

6-8 students – Gray or Royal blue polo shirt or Gray or Royal school t-shirt

What makes our school unique?

  • Civics content and skills are integrated throughout all content areas.
  • Students will learn the responsibility of a citizen by contributing to the school community.
  • Students will practice the skills of “Action Civics” by “living” their citizenship. Students will participate in a mock government simulations, address issues in their school and community, develop and practice collaboration, critical thinking, and deliberation skills.
  • Middle school students may choose to participate in the Civics Leadership Academy. Electives: 6th grade – Speech/Debate, 7th grade – Engaged Citizenship through Service Learning, 8th grade – Law Studies.
  • All students will learn sign language as a daily part of the morning news show.
  • Every student, Kindergarten through 8th grade, will have their own digital device to connect with the world, make learning relevant and do research.