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First 20 Days of School - Attendance Challenge

Come to school on time, everyday for the first 20 days of school and your name will be entered into a raffle to receive a special prize. All students attending each day for 20 days will be invited to a special party. Plus you don’t want to miss all of the fun and exciting activities we have planned for the first 20 days of school!
Red Carpet

First Day of School August 22, 2022

School Starts Monday, August 22, 2022! Don't miss our back to school red carpet event on the first day. Be there, on time, to walk the red carpet into a new school year.
Back to School Extravaganza

Ryder's Back To School Extravaganza

Come meet your child's new teacher at Ryder's Back to School Extravaganza. Bring your child. Have some food, some fun and a fantastic time!
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Our Mission

Ryder's mission is to provide data driven, rigorous instruction to all learners in a socially aware and safe environment. We promote the physical, social, emotional and academic development of students through a culturally relevant curriculum that will prepare them to become successful scholars, leaders, innovators and members of society.


Parent Orientation

Date: Aug 19
Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Ryder School Gymnasium

First Day of School

Date: Aug 22
Time: 8:45 AM – 3:45 PM
Location: Ryder School Please arrive 15 minutes early on the 1st day.

Principal's Message

I would like to welcome you to Ryder Math & Science Specialty School. We offer a rigorous, engaging curriculum that is aligned with Common Core State Standards, National Learning Standards and Illinois Learning Standards. Instruction, learning materials and assessments are differentiated to meet students’ unique individual needs. I hope you enjoy the website and please check out our teacher pages, photos, and videos to see all of the great things that are happening at Ryder!