8:45 Arrival & Carpool begins
9:10 A reminder bell rings
9:15 Instruction begins

3:45 Dismissal begins

Teresa Caswell, Principal
Benjamin Cline, Assistant Principal
Niko Schutte, Assistant Principal

11555 Green Level Church Road, Cary, NC 27519
(P) 919.544.2474
(F) 919.544.6545

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Alston Ridge Elementary School

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WCPSS Progress Reports: Wake County has released progress reports for all schools for the 2014-2015 school year. We are proud of our students' outstanding achievement! See detailed report for Alston Ridge here.

Alston Ridge Afterschool Programming: A variety of community-based programs will begin offering fee-based afterschool programming for Alston Ridge students. Programs include the Alston Ridge Band, TGA Tennis and Golf, and Young Rembrandts Drawing Program. Information about registration is available on the program website.

School Tours: School tours are available each month for families interested in learning more about Alston Ridge. If you plan to come and tour the school please call to let our main office staff know to expect you! Tours will begin at 12 PM on the following dates: Wednesdays--08/19, 09/16, 10/14, 11/04, 12/09, 01/13, 02/10, 03/23, 04/13, 05/18, 06/08.

Kindergarten Orientation: Parents of rising-Kindergarten students can view the Orientation Powerpoint of general information to prepare for the new school year here.

School Progress Reports: The NC Board of Education has released letter grades for the performance of all public schools in North Carolina. In order to help families and community members understand the data used to grade schools, Wake County Public Schools has developed school progress reports.


Through a nurturing culture of acceptance and excellence, Alston Ridge Elementary School will provide a relevant and rigorous education to inspire environmentally aware, well-rounded 21st Century learners.


Alston Ridge provides a respectful environment that empowers teachers' and students' passion for lifelong learning utilizing a variety of experiences such as teamwork, modeling, hands-on-learning, using technology, leadership and individual growth through differentiated instruction.


At Alston Ridge Elementary School we believe: