Riley School

P.o. Box 159,
Rockport, ME, 04856-0484
Tel: (207)596-6405
Grades: PK - 9 | 70 students
The mission of Riley School is to fully support the needs of young children and adolescents during their critical years of cognitive, emotional, physical, and social growth.
Riley School believes that self worth is the key to success in academic achievement, creative expression, personal happiness, discipline, and community service.
We champion the ability of all people to collaborate and to help others through cooperative work.
We support the ability to recognize and value each individual's unique gifts and talents.
We foster a sense of responsibility toward our natural environment and strive to promote all of these goals within an educational setting which provides appropriate adult role models and a secure, loving atmosphere for learning.
Riley offers a unique and creative approach to learning.
First, it matters greatly how the child constructs knowledge and learns.
Then specific skills and facts become meaningful and useful tools for the child.
A curriculum that supports this stance is continually evolving based upon the child's interests, needs, and experiences.
This in turn nurtures the child's self-worth and creativity, encouraging her/his continued participation in the educational process.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 9
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes $6500 = Lower School $7750 = Middle School $9000 = Upper School
% on Financial Aid 45%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rebecca Greenleaf Clapp

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 01/15/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Watershed School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pen Bay Christian School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pen Bay Christian School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Rockland Watershed School
    24 Lincoln St
    Rockland , ME , 04841
    0.3  mi  |  27  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Rockland
    Pen Bay Christian School
    1 Waldo Avenue
    Rockland , ME , 04841
    1.2  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Rockport Ashwood Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    180 Park St
    Rockport , ME , 04856
    Special Program Emphasis
    5.8  mi  |  89  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Camden Children's House Montessori School
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    58 Elm St
    Camden , ME , 04843
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    7.1  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  K-4
  • Camden
    The Community Schools At Opportunity Farm/ Camden
    Alternative School
    Po Box 555
    Camden , ME , 04843
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    7.6  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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