Riverdale Baptist School

     Tel: (301)249-7000
Grades: NS - 12 | 738 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 Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 738 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 97%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Riverdale Baptist School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Lit, Physics, 
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code varies per division.)
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

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

Nearby 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)
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  • LargoDivine Peace Elementary School
      (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    1500 Brown Station Rd
    LargoMD20774
    (301)350-4520
      (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    1 mi | 34 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Upper MarlboroProgressive Christian Day & Preparatory Academy
      (Christian)
    610 Largo Road
    Upper MarlboroMD20774
    (301)812-7777
      (Christian)
    1.1 mi | 290 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • Upper MarlboroCapitol Christian Academy
      (Baptist)
    610 Largo Rd
    Upper MarlboroMD20774
    ( (3)01)- 808-0926
      (Baptist)
    1.1 mi | 113 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Upper MarlboroQueen Anne School
      (Episcopal)
    14111 Oak Grove Rd
    Upper MarlboroMD20774
    (301)249-5000
      (Episcopal)
    2.3 mi | 128 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • BowiePrinceton Day Academy
    Special Program Emphasis  (Christian)
    12138 Central Ave #468
    BowieMD20721
    (240)554-1462
    Special Program Emphasis  (Christian)
    2.8 mi | 78 students | Gr. 4-12                      

School Reviews

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2 months ago
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.
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