• Welcome to View Ridge Elementary Arts Academy!

School Information

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    3250 Spruce Avenue

    Bremerton, WA  98310

     

    Phone:  360.473.4500

    Fax:  360.473.4520

     

    Office Hours:  8:30 am to 4:00 pm

    Link to school hours

Our Building

  • View Ridge Elementary is one of two elementary schools on the east side

    of the Bremerton School District attendance area. Many of our students and families are shared with our sister school, Armin Jahr Elementary. View Ridge Elementary serves students preschool through 5th grade. Parents

    are extremely important to the success

    of the students attending our school.

    We continually find ways to engage parents in their children's learning through parent newsletters, monthly family nights and volunteer opportunities.

Office Staff

An Arts Integration School

  • What is Art Integration? 
    In an Arts Integration Program, students: master core content areas (reading, writing, math, science, and social studies) while concurrently learning arts standards (music, visual arts, drama, and dance). For example, students learn about Earth’s rotation by participating in a drawing lesson about shading, addressing both science, and visual arts standards at the same time.

     

    Benefits 
    Decades of research on arts education and arts integration find many positive effects such as:

    • Increased student achievement
    • Improved test scores
    • Improved student attendance
    • Increased positive perception about school
    • Improved cognitive abilities that are assessed on state tests
    • Academic concepts understood more deeply 
    • Information processed and stored by the brain more effectively and quickly

     

    For more information download our View Ridge Arts Integration brochure.