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Welcome to Grand Ridge Elementary!

Located in Issaquah, WA, Grand Ridge Elementary serves approximately 560 students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Read more about Our School

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Happening Now at Grand Ridge Elementary

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The a tomato in the garden during sunset

Last year, Grand Ridge was able to fully clean up and build new gardening beds for our students to use in Gardening Club. Gardening Club is a very popular lunchtime club where students can work in the garden to plant, pull weeds, tend to flowers and vegetables. 

That was last spring, and now, the garden is full! All the hard work has paid off and we now can reap the harvest! These photos were taken in mid-September of the harvest, after a full summer of growth. Grand Ridge was able to donate the first harvest to the Issaquah Food Bank! A wonderful way to kick off the year! 

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By the Numbers


Students enrolled in the 2022-23 school year.

Vision:  To foster life-long learning, imagination, critical thinking and global awareness.


Classroom teachers during the 2021-22 school year.

During the 2021-22 school year, our teachers had an average of 10 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 2021-22 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 Jill Ravenscraft

Meet Principal Jill Ravenscraft!

Hi, Grizzly families! The best parts about being a principal are that I get to be with kids all day long, I have the honor of watching dedicated staff members support our students in the most devoted and creative ways, and I get to see our collective future unfold right before my very eyes.  What’s not to love? A few fun facts about me: I really enjoy the children’s books “Maniac Magee” (I cannot get through it without crying) and “There’s a Monster at the End of This Book” (Sesame Street, from when my son was little). When I’m listening to music, I’ll pick anything that I can dance and clean to (NO Techno, however). My bucket list includes visiting all of the U.S. National Parks and staying in an apartment with a view of Central Park in New York City from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. I’m left-handed, and if I go back two generations on both sides of my family, only my paternal grandfather and one cousin were also left-handed. 

Student Support

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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Kinders Return to Grand Ridge

Kindergarteners Return to Campus

Grand Ridge was excited to welcome kindergarteners back to our campus in the fall of 2021. Due to overcrowding our school has just had first through fifth graders for the past couple of years. 

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