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About Ridgeview

Ridgeview Middle School is located in Gaithersburg, MD, a suburb of Washington, DC. Ridgeview is part of the Montgomery County Public School system and serves over 700 students in grades six through eight.

Contact Information

16600 Raven Rock Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
Phone: 240-740-3330 
Fax: 301-840-4679  

School Hours: 
7:30am - 4:15pm

Student Hours: 
7:50am - 3:00pm

Welcome from Mr. Garcia

Dear Ridgeview Students and families,


It is with great excitement that I welcome you to what will be a fantastic school year at Ridgeview Middle School! In our school we strive to achieve excellence in all that we do in pursuit of achieving academic success for all students. As a staff, we see ourselves as a community that is committed to excellence in our beliefs, words, actions, and values. We strive daily to be tenacious, to show compassion and to do our very best work each and every day.


We have high expectations for every member of our learning community. We hold each other accountable for our learning and place a high degree of value on providing students with challenging opportunities to practice perseverance and appreciate academic and personal growth. We expect nothing less than success for all. 


Remember – “smart is not something you are, it is something that you become by working hard!” 


Have a wonderful year and strive to be the best! 


Mr. Garcia


Vision Statement

The RMS vision is to create a student-centered community of learners who will contribute to and flourish in a global society.

Mission Statement

The mission of Ridgeview Middle School is to engage students in collaborative learning opportunities that allow them to develop socially, emotionally, and academically, while empowering them to be their personal best.

Core Values
Ridgeview Middle School’s values are:

  • Compassion- We care for others.
  • Grit- We possess strength of character and “stick-with-it-ness”.
  • Inclusion- We believe that everyone belongs.
  • Innovation- We seek out new ideas and ways of achieving.

Ridgeview MS MCPS At A Glance
Quince Orchard Cluster