Ridgecliff Middle School

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Ridgecliff Middle School
35 Beechtree Run
Beechville, Nova Scotia, B3T 2E5, Canada
School board Halifax Regional School Board
Principal Julie West
Vice principal Mary Lou Fraser
School type Private
Grades 6-9
Language English, French immersion
Motto Home of The Rams
Mascot Rocky the Ram
Colours black, white and teal
Founded September 1999
Enrollment 490 (September 2011)
Feeder schools Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Elementary School
Sir John A. Macdonald High School
Homepage http://www.rms.ednet.ns.ca/

Ridgecliff Middle School has students from 6th to 9th grade. The school is located in Beechville, part of the city of Halifax, Canada.


The school was opened in September 1999. The building is privately owned. Since the school has opened, the mascot of the school has been a ram. The catch phrase for the school is "Home of The Rams". The school colours are black, white and teal.

The school goes from grades 6-9. Once grade nine students graduate, they are then sent to Sir John A. Macdonald High School Ridgecliff's feeder school is Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Elementary School.

The first principal of Ridgecliff was Terry Wadden, who is now retired after working at Sir John A. Macdonald High School for 3 years, the school that grade 9 students are sent to after they complete the year. Wadden left at the beginning of the 2005-2006 year.


The school had 490 students in September 2011. The current principal of Ridgecliff is Julie West, and the vice principal is Mary Lou Fraser.

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Coordinates: 44°38′8.1″N 63°41′0.7″W / 44.635583°N 63.683528°W / 44.635583; -63.683528