Holly Ridge Elementary opened during the 2003-2004 school year. Our school community believes in empowering students to be thinkers and problem solvers through independent and collaborative learning.We recognize the uniqueness of students and empower them to become independent thinkers, problem solvers and 21st century learners.School HoursInstructional Hours: 9:15 AM - 3:45 PMHolly Ridge Elementary offers a before and after school program on site for those families that choose to enroll. Please refer to the Before and After School Care Program website for registration forms and associated fees and monthly payment amounts. The website is: http://hrescare.weebly.comAbsences:Please send a written note to the homeroom teacher explaining the absence upon return. For questions or concerns about attendance, please contact the homeroom teacher first. If further followup is necessary Teresa Gomez, Data Manager, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-577-1300.