Riverside Military Academy, est. in 1907, is one of the nation's premier college preparatory schools for young men in grades 7-12.
Riverside serves 500+ cadets from 22 countries. Our mission is to provide a supportive and challenging educational environment that fosters scholarly competence and intellectual curiosity, enhances spiritual and physical fitness, and develops leadership skills and the strength of character necessary for success in college and in life. Our cadets represent 30 states and 22 countries. The Academy is located one hour north of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. For more information, please call 800.462.2338 or visit http://www.riversidemilitary.com/admissions.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,235
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Riverside Military Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
English as a Second Language
Year Founded
1907
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Physics, Statistics, U.S. History, World History
Average ACT score
20
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Boarding tuition is $36,235; day tuition is $16,225. International cadet tuition is $41,585.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
James Corbin
Endowment Size
$40 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
32 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Academic Bowl Team, Aviation Program, Band, Boy Scouts, Chorus, Color Guard, Community Involvement, Debate Team, Drama, Drill Team, Honor Council, Horton Society (service club), International Club, National Honor Society, Peer Tutoring Association, Raider Team, Yearbook

Club or Organization:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fencing Club, Golf Club, JETS-TSA Club, Jewish Students Association, Library Forum, National History Club, Red Cross Club, Russian Club, Science National Honor Society, Technology Club, Tennis Club, Tri-M Music Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fishing Club, Sailing Club

School Notes

  • Established in 1907, Riverside Military Academy is a college preparatory boarding and day school for young men in grades 7-12. The Academy offers a positive, challenging, and structured environment that stresses hard work in the classroom and on the athletic field. We promote leadership development through military activities. RMA is an Army JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction. A student/teacher ratio of 12:1 provides each cadet with individual attention that enables success. Riverside also offers a four week summer school program. The school's 206 acre campus is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains just north of Atlanta in Gainesville, Ga.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,235
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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