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Welcome to High School

Welcome new East Ridge Raptors. 

Orientation for all ninth-grade students will take place on the official first day of school, Tuesday, September 3, 2024 from 8:30 a.m.-3:06 p.m. at East Ridge.

Students will have the opportunity to learn about the transition to high school, find their classes, meet their teachers, try their locker combinations and more. Student Ambassadors and East Ridge High School staff will be on hand to assist with all activities and tours. 

Students who are new to East Ridge High School in grades 10-12 are invited to come on Thursday, August 22, 2024 from 10-11 am. Students will receive a tour, walk through their schedule, meet the admin team, and visit the activities fair and more. Specific information will be emailed to these students.

Returning students in grades 10-12 will begin school on Wednesday, September 4, 2024.

ERHS Open House is August 28th from 4:30-6:30 pm. The open house is for all students and families who will be attending ERHS this year.  For a detailed to-do list during open house - click here.


Thursday, Aug. 22
8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

East Ridge High School


Wednesday, Aug. 28
4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

East Ridge High School

FRESHMAN Orientation

Tuesday, Sept. 3
8:30 a.m.-3:06 p.m.

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Student Ambassadors

Students at East Ridge

Incoming ninth-grade students at East Ridge High School will be guided through orientation by assigned Student Ambassadors. Student Ambassadors are current East Ridge High School juniors and seniors who want to help new students thrive.

Student Ambassadors will help kickoff the high school experience with small and large group activities, answering questions, and talking about East Ridge High School culture and values.