Why Become a Member of the PTA?

just by joining the PTA, you are making a difference

When you join, your membership dues help pay for:

  • Enrichment Events like the Science Fair and Culture Night
  • Fun Activities like the the Variety Show and Back-to-school Picnic
  • After-school Programs that help kids grow their interests
  • Scholarships for field trips and programs
  • Supplies for classrooms and staff
  • and much more

there's a lot to get out of a PTA membership 

  • Volunteer  You'll find many different ways to support the school and be involved in your child's school life
  • Stay up-to-date  The PTA keeps you informed throughout the year about what’s happening school-wide
  • Speak out  We provide a forum where you can ask questions and share your ideas
  • Connect  The PTA is a great way to connect with other Ritchie Park families
  • Make friends  Meet new friends working on a project or sharing an evening of fun with your kids

Additional, tangible benefits of PTA Membership include:

  • Get a "Parents Night Out" twice a year, with free babysitting from Bar-T 
  • Online parenting resources (visit  www.pta.org)
  • Exclusive National PTA sponsor offers (visit www.pta.org)
  • Member-to-Member Network connects you to Congress when help is needed on issues important to children, schools, and families
  • Additional support through Maryland PTA (visit www.mdpta.org)
  • Participation in county-wide issues through the Montgomery County Council of PTAs

Membership Dues for 2018-19

Single Membership:  $30

Family Membership (2 or more): $45

teacher or staff membership $15

Please note: If you wish to join the PTA but can't afford the dues right now,  use the "join by cash or check" button and select the"no payment" option on the  form.


join now with a Credit Card

This is our preferred method so we can go paperless.

Need to pay by cash or check?

Fill out the membership form and then follow the instructions for payment.