The Rivers School

333 Winter St
Weston, MA 02493-0219
     Tel: (781)235-9300
Grades: 6 - 12 | 433 students
The Rivers School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school currently for students in grades 6 through 12.
Rivers challenges students to attain their highest levels of excellence in academics, arts, and athletics.
We set high standards and expect students to participate actively in their learning.
We cultivate a caring, respectful, and collaborative environment that encourages student performance, including demonstration of logical thought, informed and articulate voice, creative vision, and strong character.
Rivers is dedicated to preparing its students for leadership in a world that needs their talents, imagination, intellect, and compassion.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 433 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Rivers School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1990
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1
Admissions Director Gillian Lloyd
Admissions Associate Anna Greenhouse


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. A Cappella Chorus, Anti-Defamation League, Community Service Club, Diversity Club, Drama Productions, Environmental Action Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Knitting Club, Middle School Book Club, Model United Nations/Model Congress, Red Key, Rivers Givers, Rocket Club, School Council, Service Council, Speech & Debate Club, Student Advisors, Technology Club, The Current (literary magazine), The Forum, The Nonesuch (yearbook), The Rivers Edge (newspaper) Diversity Club, Knitting Club, Red Key, Rivers Givers, Rocket Club, School Council, The Forum, A Cappella Chorus,
Anti-Defamation League,
Community Service Club,
Drama Productions,
Environmental Action Club,
Gay-Straight Alliance,
Middle School Book Club,
Model United Nations/Model Congress,
Service Council,
Speech & Debate Club,
Student Advisors,
Technology Club,
The Current (literary magazine),
The Nonesuch (yearbook),
The Rivers Edge (newspaper),

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brandon School & Residental Treatment (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brandon School & Residental Treatment (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Crossroad School (0.9 miles away)
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  • NatickBrandon School & Residental Treatment
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    NatickMA 01760
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    0.7 mi | 39 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • NatickCrossroad School
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    11 Huron Drive
    NatickMA 01760
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    WestonMA 02493
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