Riverdale Country School
|School Membership(s)||Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten - 12|
|Total Students||1142 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||24% (NY School Avg.: 23%)|
|Students by Grade|
|Academics and Faculty|
|Total Classroom Teachers||196 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1 (National school avg.: 13:1)|
|Finances and Admission|
|Admission Deadline||Nov. 15|
|Tuition Notes||20012-13 all-inclusive tuition for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Five is $40,750 and $42,000 for Grades Six through Twelve.|
|% on Financial Aid||20%|
|Admissions Director||Jenna R. King|
|Admissions Associate||Sarah M. Lafferty|
|Total Sports Offered||19 sports|
|Track and Field||Ultimate Frisbee|
|Total Extracurriculars||27 extracurriculars|
|Asian-American Alliance (AAA)||BSA (Black Student Alliance)|
|Creative Writing||Culinary Club|
|Democracy in the Middle East||Do Something (community organization)|
|GLOW (Gay, Lesbian or Whatever)||Girls Learn International|
|HOLA (Hispanic Organization for Latino Awareness)||Habitat for Humanity|
|Literary magazines (various)||Mock Trial|
|Peer Tutoring||RSPCA (Riverdale Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)|
|RivTracks Music Club||Riverdale Review school newspaper|
|Robin Hood||Spoken Word Club|
|Student Bloggers||Student-Faculty Council|
|Zawadi by Youth Microfinance Club|
- Riverdale Country School aims to cultivate the unique talents of its students and to nurture their intellectual, creative, physical, moral, emotional, and social development.
- Riverdale is a nonprofit, nondenominational institution that is governed by a 31-member Board of Trustees.
- Riverdale Country School is the largest independent school campus in New York City, with a total of 27.5 acres: the 19.5-acre Middle and Upper School Hill Campus for Grades 6-12, and the 8-acre Lower School River Campus for Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 5.
Profile last updated: 09/14/2012
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