Riverview School, an independent coeducational boarding/day school, provides a caring community for adolescents and young adults with complex language, learning and cognitive disabilities.
The School is committed to developing student competence and confidence in academic, social and independent living skills.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 101 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,925
  • Acceptance rate: 56%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
complex language, learning and cognitive disabilities
Year Founded
1957
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$9,635
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
101 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Riverview School Inc Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
79%
Average Class Size
8 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(no jeans or sneakers in school)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
13%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$10,000
Acceptance Rate
56%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Nancy Hopkins
Admissions Associate
Lauren Spencer
Endowment Size
$13.68 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art, Arts & Crafts, Chorus, DJ Club, Fitness, Library, Yoga

School Notes

  • Riverview School, founded in 1957, is an independent coeducational boarding/day school of international reputation and service that enrolls approximately 180 students ages 11-22 in its secondary and transition programs. Students hail from 19 states and 9 international countries. Riverview provides a caring, structured setting for students, with an emphasis on the whole child.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 101 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,925
  • Acceptance rate: 56%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Barnstable County, MA is $11,381 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Barnstable County, MA is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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