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Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy

Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy is a coeducational public school for students in grades 6 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy says

Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy (RKA) is committed to providing a challenging academic curriculum in a community-based environment. We are a neighborhood 6-12 Academy within a residential zone. Students, families and the community come first!

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All high school students take Regents-level English, mathematics, social studies, science and language courses. They also take physical education, music, art and elective classes as needed to meet or exceed state standards for graduation. Qualified students are enrolled in honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Program Overview

All 9th grade or accelerated subject areas

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 160

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades

  • Math: 80-100
  • Science: 80-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 80-100


Buses: BX10, BX20, BX7

Trains: 1 to 238th St



Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



Admission Priorities

  • Open only to Bronx students or residents a. Priority to continuing 8th graders b. Then to students residing in the geographical catchment area c. Then to Bronx students or residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



92% of students graduate from Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy

Test Scores

1333 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 455
SAT Verbal 438
SAT Writing 440

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art: Drawing
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,336
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 262
7 232
8 212
9 175
10 190
11 134
12 130
Ungraded 1

Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 52% Male / 48% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

48% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 25%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 53%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

There were 74 incidents of bullying last year at Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy, which equals 0.0553 incidents per student.


Accreditation Committee, Anime, Architecture, Art, Art Portfolio Preparation, Band, Book, Bronx Student Advisory Council, Chess, Chorus, Conflict Resolution, Crochet, Dance, Dance and Activities Committees, Digital Photography, Dungeons & Dragons, Gay-Straight Alliance, Health Corps/Teen Action, High School Talent Show, Lanyard, Math, Math for SAT Prep, Model United Nations, Multicultural Show, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Nutrition Committee, Office Interns, Online credit recovery, Open Access in the Library, Pioneering, Poetry and Writing Competitions, Poetry Cafe, Quiz Bowl, Regents Prep, RKA Idol, Running, School Leadership Team, Science Olympiad, Scrabble, Screenwriting, Spring Festival, Step, Student Council, Student Organization, Technology Interns, Teen Theater, Video Game, Winter Festival, Yearbook
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama/Theater
  • Honor Society
  • Math Team
  • Photography Club
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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