Riverside School

  • Riverside School is a non-sectarian, non-profit, private coeducational day school, approved by the state of Virginia as a proprietary school.
  • Accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practioners & Educators, Riverside School provides a multi-sensory, structured and rational education for children with specific learning disabilities in grades K-8.
  • Riverside School seeks to provide learning disabled students with an environment in which pressures are removed, the failure pattern is eradicated, and self-concept is improved.
  • A systematic and sequential multi-sensory, success oriented approach is used; and a supportive, caring and nurturing atmosphere is provided.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia and Language-based Learning Differences
Year Founded1974

Student Body

Total Students62 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeRiverside School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,950
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions DirectorPat Hallman

School Notes

  • 1:1 Daily Orton-Gillingham Language Instruction for all students
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