In 1981, Ridgefield Primary Center closed and was sold at auction for $115,000. The second "Five Year Plan" was completed.
In 1985, Central Elementary School was renamed Husmann Elementary School in honor of John Husmannm who had been the principal of the building from 1965 to 1984.
In 1986, basement areas in North, West, and North Junior High were converted into classrooms.
In 1987, the District Administrative Offices moved from North Junior High to a separate building located at 221 Liberty Road.
Due to a growing community population, two additional classrooms were added to West in 1988.
In 1989, a new triple k-6 building and additions to North and Lundahl Junior High were approved by the voters.