Arbor Ridge K-8

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Arbor Ridge K8 provides a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe and supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.

We are “Soaring towards Excellence” each and everyday, and we work hard to make this site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.

Headshot Principal Vanessa DeMars

Principal Vanessa DeMars has been with OCPS for over a decade, and within her time, she has proven to be a servant and dedicated leader, especially within the Arbor Ridge Community.  Her passion for leading students to success is evident in her day-to-day operations.  She is committed to ensuring the students are prepared for real-world experiences and become lifelong learners who grow up to be contributing members of society.