Riverdale Baptist School

Tel: (301)249-7000
Grades: NS-12 | 756 students
Riverdale Baptist School (RBS) is a ministry of Riverdale Baptist Church.
As a Christian educational institution, it will, therefore, reflect the philosophy, values and believers' lifestyle of Riverdale Baptist Church.
The administration, faculty and staff are born-again, Bible-believing Christians and active church members.
It is the school's desire to have a balanced educational program where excellence will permeate the spiritual, academic, physical and social aspects of our learning atmosphere.
It is also the school's wish to help in the reinforcement of the Christian home.
When the philosophy, values and lifestyle of a Christian home complement the school, the student will benefit most from this relationship.
Our objective is to develop within each student an understanding of how to think and how to apply himself, to develop within each student an effective attitude of self-discipline and responsibility and to develop in students the proper attitude, ideals, habits, knowledge and skills which are necessary preparation for life.
Riverdale Baptist School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national and ethnic origin, gender or disability in the areas of admission, financial aid, athletics and other school related programs/activities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 756 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Riverdale Baptist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Lit, Physics,
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Dress code varies per division.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. #Hospitality, AV (Audio Visual), Archery Club, Dance Ministry, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fitness Club, Photography Club, Poetry, Queen's Court, Quill and Scroll, STEM, Science Club #Hospitality, Archery Club, Dance Ministry, Fitness Club, Poetry, Queen's Court, STEM, Science Club, AV (Audio Visual),
Environmental Club,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Photography Club,
Quill and Scroll,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Progressive Christian Day & Preparatory Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Divine Peace Elementary School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Progressive Christian Day & Preparatory Academy (1.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Largo
    Divine Peace Elementary School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 49 students
    1 miles
    1500 Brown Station Rd
    Largo, MD 20774
  • Upper Marlboro
    Grades: NS-12 | 390 students
    1.1 miles
    610 Largo Road
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • Upper Marlboro
    Grades: 6-12 | 128 students
    1.9 miles
    14111 Oak Grove Rd
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • Bowie
    Grades: PK-4 | 81 students
    2.8 miles
    12112 Central Avenue
    Bowie, MD 20721
  • Bowie
    Princeton Day Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 4-12 | 78 students
    2.8 miles
    12138 Central Ave #468
    Bowie, MD 20721

School Reviews

I have enjoyed RBS over many years my son graduated in 2010. I currently have two children attending. The experience has been great. The teachers are engaging, enthusiastic and caring. The teachers inspire my children to do their best and to set goals and accomplish them.
- Posted by Parent, 09/09/14

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