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Riverdale Country School
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  • Private
  • BRONX, NY

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
November 15
Application Fee
$60
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$54,545
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid
$46,755
From Riverdale Country School

Riverdale is a global leader in Pre-K through grade 12 education. Established in 1907 and located in New York City, we are committed to empowering lifelong learners by developing minds, building character, and creating community in order to change our world for the good.

The Riverdale experience is based on a growth mindset. We value our community and our two campuses and have a deep commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, as well as environmental stewardship. We foster a sense of agency within an ethical community to build character strengths and create lifelong learners.

Often described as high challenge/high support, we create a culture of great critical thinking, academic excellence, curiosity, open discourse, and innovation. Riverdale is committed to inspiring students through a rich curriculum that includes interdisciplinary learning, research, travel and experiential education, athletics, clubs, and activities.

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Riverdale Country School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1460
130 responses
Average ACT
34
110 responses

Experiential Education at Riverdale: Learning in the World Beyond Our Campus

academic spotlight

Some of the most powerful learning for Riverdale students happens in the world beyond our campuses. Experiential learning is an important, foundational aspect of the Riverdale Learning Experience. Through participation in global studies, outdoor education, service learning, and in athletics and clubs, students develop leadership skills, build community, and expand their horizons.

Culture & Safety

Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 19 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 28 responses
  • Homecoming
    32%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    14%
  • diversity banquets
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Football games
    7%
  • Sports Night
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,299
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 20 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 20 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 20 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$54,545
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 20 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 20 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 20 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 15 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$115,741
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,789
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$478,010
National
$281,900

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