Daily 1:1 Orton-Gillingham Language Instruction is a part of curriculum for all students at Riverside School.
Riverside School was founded in 1974 by Patricia W. DeOrio. Shown here with students in the Intermediate School, 'Mrs. D.' now serving as Director Emeritus.
- 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 Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other school association(s)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Dyslexia and Language-based Learning Differences|
|Total Students||62 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 26%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||7 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$23,950|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Admissions Director||Pat Hallman|
- 1:1 Daily Orton-Gillingham Language Instruction for all students
- School Location Miles Grades Students
RichmondGrades: 1-12 | 71 students
3900 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23230
HenricoGrades: K-12 | 82 students
8055 Shrader Road
Henrico, VA 23294
MidlothianGrades: PK-12 | 217 students
15100 Millwood School Ln
Midlothian, VA 23112
RichmondGrades: 6-12 | 46 students
5601 Chamberlayne Road
Richmond, VA 23227
11600 Gayton Rd
Richmond, VA 23238
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