COMO YOU KNOW: Derby Ridge Elementary School

Sunday, February 5, 2012 | 3:00 a.m. CST; updated 8:50 p.m. CDT, Friday, May 9, 2014

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Derby Ridge is a Columbia public elementary school that was opened in 1991. Located at 4000 Derby Ridge Drive, Derby Ridge serves students between Oakland Road and State Highway 763.


Year Opened: 1991

Principal: Ms. Jere Petre

Address: 4000 Derby Ridge Drive

Phone Number: 573-214-3270

Start time: 8:50 a.m.

Dismissal time: 3:45 p.m.

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Derby Ridge Elementary School has music, art, and media center programs for its students and has a psychologist, speech specialist, and several Title 1 Literacy counselors on staff.

Derby Ridge's mission statement: "We believe all children can learn and we will have high expectations for all Derby Ridge students. We will work together to recognize, and build on, the strengths of each individual. It will be our job to create a safe and nurturing environment, provide appropriate social opportunities, and most importantly engage them in quality learning activities that produce high academic achievement."

Student Capacity: 686

Links and sources

Derby Ridge Elementary's website

Columbia Public Schools' website

School report card data on the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website

Updated: Feb. 5, 2012

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