At Balmoral Ridgeway IB World School we promote the learning of the whole child. At BRE, we cultivate a high performing learning culture in a nurturing environmnet with high expectations and instructional activities that are meaningful, relevant and inclusive for all.
- Fine Arts Programs
- Enrichment Clubs
- Student Leadership Organizations
- Garden Club
- Inquiry Math and Science Night
- Experiential Learning Field Trips
- Annual IB 5th Grade Exhibition
Mrs. Torrey Singleton
International Baccalaureate and Optional School Coordinator
Balmoral Ridgeway accepts School Choice applications for kindergarten students only.
First and second grade applicants must take the Optional Schools admittance tests scoring in the 70th percentile or above in reading and total mathematics and must have satisfactory skills and behaviors and achieve mastery in all academic and support subjects on the most recent kindergarten report card.
Second-fifth grade applications must have a B average or above in all academic subjects and satisfactory grades in special subjects.
Third-fifth must score at or above the 70th percentile on the FastBridge aReading and aMath assessments; score at or above the 70th percentile on the TCAP TNReady English Language Arts and the TCAP TNReady Mathematics assessments; score at or above the 70th percentile on the Total Reading/Reading Composite and Total Mathematics/Mathematics Composite of the NWEA MAP and/or another acceptable nationally normed achievement test (applicants for third through fifth grades). Acceptable tests must be dated Spring 2019 or later.
All applicants must have satisfactory conduct and attendance, including promptness to school ,with no more than 15 absences, tardies, and/or early dismissal for the year. To remain in the Optional program, a student must maintain the entrance requirements for grades, conduct, skills and behaviors, academic and support subjects and attendance.