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.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia and Language-based Learning Differences
Year Founded1974

Student Body

Total Students72 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 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$29,240
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions DirectorPat Hallman

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsSoccerSoccer

School Notes

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

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  • Richmond
    Charterhouse School
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 71 students
    5.3 miles
    3900 W Broad St
    Richmond, VA 23230
    (804)239-1080
    5.3 1-12
    71
  • Henrico
    Northstar Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 82 students
    7.3 miles
    8055 Shrader Road
    Henrico, VA 23294
    (804)747-1003
    7.3 K-12
    82
  • Midlothian
    Grades: PK-12 | 145 students
    10.8 miles
    15100 Millwood School Ln
    Midlothian, VA 23112
    (804)639-3200
    10.8 PK-12
    145
  • Richmond
    Dominion Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 58 students
    8.1 miles
    5601 Chamberlayne Road
    Richmond, VA 23227
    (804)266-9012
    8.1 1-12
    58
  • Richmond
    Dooley School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 35 students
    9.2 miles
    8000 Brook Rd
    Richmond, VA 23227
    (804)553-3291
    9.2 3-12
    35

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