The Ridgeback

The Rhodesian Ridgeback

Contact Information


Nancy Simon

Assistant Principal:

Sharen Lowe

185 W. Citrus Springs Blvd
Citrus Springs, Fl 34434

352-344-3833 (Citrus)
352-465-5709 (Marion)

Instructional Hours:

Entry Bell: 8:50
Exit Bell:3:30

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday



     Welcome to Central Ridge Elementary School, Citrus County's Newest School! We opened our doors to students for the first time on August 18th, 2008. We are excited for the opportunity to work with our parents and the community to provide the education every child deserves.  The teachers and staff at Central Ridge strive to maintain the educational excellence that parents have come to expect of the Citrus County School District. The State of Florida has rated Citrus County School District as a top rated district in the  state.
      We are committed at Central Ridge to provide all of our students with the academic and social skills to promote a healthy, and successful educational career both after elementary school and beyond.  Together, we CAN make a difference!

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 News_Bullet Central Ridge is an "A+" school again!       

      Once again, for the 4th year in a row, we have recieved a grade of "A" from the Florida Department of Education. Our students performed consistently higher than their peers statewide. We are proud of our Ridgebacks and their continued commitment to excellence.