The Rivers School

Tel: (781)235-9300
Grades: 6-12 | 483 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

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 483 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade The Rivers School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
8%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 16 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 Jan. 15
Admissions Director Gillian Lloyd
Admissions Associate Judy Schreider

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and FieldAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
FencingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Nordic SkiingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. A Cappella Chorus, 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,
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),
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