Ron began attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1991 and was Sorted into Gryffindor House.
He soon became best friends with fellow student Harry Potter and later Hermione Granger.
[Dorothy and Sophia come home after Sophia's best friend's funeral] Sophia: Well, I guess Phyllis Glutman will be my new best friend. Sophia: I do, but at the rate my friends are going, I won't have to spend too much time with her.
I can't put my finger on it, but if I did, I'd have to wash it.
Together, they faced many challenges during their adolescence, including keeping the Philosopher's Stone from Professor Quirinus Quirrell, saving Ron's sister, Ginny, from the Chamber of Secrets, forming Dumbledore's Army, and fighting in numerous battles of the Second Wizarding War: including the Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), and Battle of the Seven Potters (1997).