Riverside School

Tel: (804)320-3465
Grades: K-8 | 62 students
Riverside School is a non-sectarian, non-profit, private coeducational day school, approved by the state of Virginia as a proprietary school.
Accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practioners & Educators, Riverside School provides a multi-sensory, structured and rational education for children with specific learning disabilities in grades K-8.
Riverside School seeks to provide learning disabled students with an environment in which pressures are removed, the failure pattern is eradicated, and self-concept is improved.
A systematic and sequential multi-sensory, success oriented approach is used; and a supportive, caring and nurturing atmosphere is provided.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia and Language-based Learning Differences
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 62 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Riverside School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,950
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Pat Hallman

School Notes

  • 1:1 Daily Orton-Gillingham Language Instruction for all students
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