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Principal's Message

Welcome to the website for Eagle Ridge Academy in Brighton, CO! I am so excited to serve the students, staff, and community at Eagle Ridge Academy! We have fantastic faculty and staff who embody our mission statement and core values:  


Mission Statement


It is the mission of Eagle Ridge Academy to inspire individuals to learn masterfully and thrive in a welcoming, safe environment.


We accomplish this through our core values:
We Warriors, We...

● Are One - We welcome all to be Warriors; We rise by lifting each other.
● Respect All - We honor the individuality, rights, feelings, and wishes of everyone.
 Practice Excellence - We do what we love, we love what we do.
 Have Fun - We strive to make every day exciting, compelling, joyful, and full of



The ERA faculty and staff are energized and ready to make a positive difference in the lives of our students. We will set high expectations in all aspects of their lives. We will challenge them to think outside of the box and to be creative problem solvers. We will celebrate their successes and support them when life presents its challenges. We will teach them to be goal setters and lifelong learners. In doing so, we will create a school culture that is positive, inclusive, and perhaps most importantly, fun! By the time our students graduate, they will be ready for college. 



Scott Richardson

Head of School & Principal