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The Rivers School

The Rivers School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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The Rivers School says

The Rivers School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school currently for students in grades 6 through 12. Rivers challenges students to attain their highest levels of excellence in academics, arts, and athletics.

Mission Statement

Rivers challenges students to attain their highest levels of excellence in academics, arts, and athletics. We set high standards and expect students to participate actively in their learning. We cultivate a caring, respectful, and collaborative environment that encourages student performance, including demonstration of logical thought, informed and articulate voice, creative vision, and integrity. Rivers is dedicated to preparing its students for leadership in a world that needs their talents, imagination, intellect, and compassion.

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  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States History
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP European History
  • AP Latin
  • AP French Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Biology
  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Music Theory
  • AP Chinese Language and Culture

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 490
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 24
7 47
8 52
9 93
10 91
11 93
12 90

The Rivers School's relatively even 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 The Rivers School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Dress Code Casual
Head of School Ned Parsons


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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