The Ridgeback

The Rhodesian Ridgeback

Contact Information


Nancy Simon

Assistant Principal:

Sharen Lowe

185 W.Citrus SpringsBlvd
Citrus Springs, Fl 34434

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

Instructional Hours:

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

Office Hours:

Welcome to Central Ridge Elementary School

Welcome to Central Ridge Elementary School, an A rated school for 5 years! 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. If you have any questions or comments about Central Ridge, please feel free to call our school at (352) 344-3833 (in Citrus County) or (352) 465-5709 (from Marion County). You may also contact us by email. Together, we CAN make a difference!

Information for 3rd Grade Parents

The following documents will explain the Florida Statutes for 3rd Graders and the reading requirements for entry to 3rd grade. Please cllick on the documents below for more information.

Florida Read to Learn Brochure Letter to Parents