Ramsey Magnet School of Science

Big School — Bigger Heart!

Big School — Bigger Heart!

Summer Hours

  • June 15 - Aug 16: CLOSED

    Aug 17: OPEN 12 pm to 6 pm

    Aug 18 through Sept 4: OPEN 9 am to 3 pm

Uniform Information

  • Ramsey is proud to be one of two schools in the district to institute a uniform policy. This process could not have been completed without the help of staff, parents and administration.

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    Find your 2017-18 Back to School Info here


    2017-18 Ramsey School Supply List: Download or print [PDF]

    2017-18 Parent Calendar: Download or print [Color PDF, 18MB] OR [BW PDF, 8MB

    First Day of 2017-18 School Year: Tuesday, September 5


    Join us for a meet & greet for grades 2-5!

    Tuesday, August 29 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm


    Join us for an orientation for grades K-1!

    Wednesday, August 30 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm


    Don't Forget ONLINE VERIFICATION  - July 17 - August 25

    Parents of returning student are strongly encouraged to complete the online verification process between July 17 and August 25! This process reduces paperwork and provides us with the most current contact information available for your student.

    To verify, log in to Skyward Family Access at https://skyward.cdaschools.org or by using the link below. Under “Family Access,” click the “2017-18 Online Verification” button at left and follow the prompts. NOTE: the link will only be visible during the dates of July 17 – August 25.

    Need help? Visit https://www.cdaschools.org/verify or email Theresa Symbal, TSymbal@CdASchools.org




    Applications for 2017-18

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 school year at Ramsey Magnet School of Science.  The second Open Application Window is for any incoming kindergarten – 5th-grade student not currently enrolled at Ramsey.  This application window runs from April 17th - August 11th, 2017.  

    Please note:  Even if you live in the Ramsey attendance zone, enrollment is not guaranteed unless you are currently enrolled at Ramsey.  Be sure to fill out an application in the earliest “Window” possible to increase your child’s chances of securing a spot. 

    Applications may be picked up at the Ramsey office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at 1351 Kathleen Ave.  OR you may download one from our website. To be considered during this second application window, please return your completed application to the Ramsey office by August 11th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  Download application

    Applicants will be accepted based on available openings.  If there are more applicants than space available, there will be a lottery process.  Within 15 days of the close of the enrollment period, families will be notified of the status of their application.  Application process explained

    Please note:  There will be two consecutive windows to ensure reaching our student population capacity and provide a waiting list of students in each grade level:

    WINDOW #2 is April 17 - August 11


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    Get to Know Us!

    Ramsey Magnet School of Science is a National Title One School.

    • 27 highly qualified teachers in grades K-5.
    • Specialists in Art, Music, PE, Special Education, Speech/Language Title One, and Advanced Learning
    • Full-time principal and vice-principal
    • Full-time guidance counselor
    • Part time school psychologist
    • Full-time media specialist
    • Highly qualified Title One assistants, math and reading remediation teachers and special education para-professionals

    At Ramsey, we have:

    • A fully-equipped science lab
    • 3:1 student to device ratio
    • First Lego League
    • Science Day
    • Science Fair-both classroom and individual
    • Radical Rick Assembly and After School Science Camp
    • Club THINK! for intermediate grades
    • DASH-Dynamic After School Hour
    • Partnership with The Pacific Science Center
    • Science-related field trips
    • Jr. Science Cafe
    • Extended grade level science kits
    • Star Lab


    Big School... Bigger Heart!


Ramsey Review:

  • Ramsey Families,


    We made it! We have had a tremendous year, and we cannot give enough credit to our amazing staff, students, and families. Ramsey Magnet School of Science is one incredible place.  We enter next year with a strong mission: “Empowering students to inquire, discover, and achieve.”  


    We enter next year with a strong focus to fund a “Smart Lab” at Ramsey.  We have already been working hard to begin marketing for our gala fundraising event at the CDA Eagles on Saturday, November 4th.  Please mark your calendars for this event.  To find out more about our vision, please enjoy this video HERE that we put together for YOU!


    We have several events to add to your calendar this summer:

    • Free summer meals will take place at Borah, Hayden Lake, and Winton Elementary Schools from June 15th - August 18th. Any child aged 1-18 may come and eat breakfast and/or lunch for free. Adults may eat breakfast for $2.40 or lunch for $3.65. Breakfast is served from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m., and lunch is served from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    • A meet-and-greet for grades 2-5 is from 3:30 - 5:30 on August 29th. Come find out your student’s teacher for 2017-18, drop off school supplies, and see the classroom. This is a casual event and families can stop by at any time.

    • Our Back-to-School Orientation for grades K-1 is on August 30th from 5:30 - 7:00.  This will be a formal presentation from the teachers to find out more about Ramsey with the hopes of making the first days of school for the little ones a smooth transition for everyone.

    • On September 21st, we will have our Open House BBQ for all families from 5:30-7:30.  This will be a chance to hear about the specifics of your child’s classroom, curriculum, other program information, and volunteer opportunities.

    • Online registration will take place from July 17th - 25th.  You can also register your child(ren) at Ramsey on August 17th from 12:00-6:00 if you do not choose to register online.

    • Our local libraries have fantastic programs for children of all ages.  We invite you to check them out this summer.


    We wish special congratulations to our kitchen manager, Michael Collum.  He will be retiring from our school district!  We thank Michael for his years of service to Ramsey students and families.  Additionally, we wish Natalie Heyn and Amy Wearne the best as they pursue other professional opportunities. Natalie has accepted a teaching position in the Silver Valley, and Amy is pursuing another passion of health coaching.  We welcome two new 5th grade teachers, Mr. Scott Busch and Mrs. Liz Smith to the Ramsey family.  We also would like to welcome back Mrs. Danielle Kuntz who will be team-teaching with Mrs. Gray in 3rd grade.


    All in all, it has been quite a year. We have learned an immense amount as Ramsey’s leaders, and we feel blessed to have such support--from our students, from our staff, from our district, and from our Ramsey families. Taking in Beach Day yesterday was a fitting capstone. Ramsey staff and parents worked together to create a fun, exciting day for our 765 students. We cannot thank you enough for your time and talents all year long. We also truly appreciate your patience with us.  We know how hard our students and staff have worked this school year. Please, please, please don’t let your students’ learning slide over the summer. Let’s keep climbing to new heights together!



    Sincerely yours,


    Crystal Kubista, Principal

    Aaron Drake,  Assistant Principal