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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A-
Address
5250 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471
Telephone
(718) 549-8810

Applying

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

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$49,210
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
$43,395
From Riverdale Country School

Founded in 1907, Riverdale Country School is a co-educational, independent school serving PreK to Grade 12 in New York City. Located on two campuses, Riverdale offers exceptional facilities and outdoor learning spaces. "Mind, Character, Community"—the school's keywords—reflect the rigorous academics, extensive co-curricular offerings, focus on character strength development, and supportive culture. Innovative, research-based teaching in and outside of the classroom inspires purposeful learning. Local and global experiences linked to the academic program develop cultural fluency.

Riverdale Country School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1430
83 responses
Average ACT
33
81 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 8 responses
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  • Homecoming
    38%
  • Homecoming
    25%
  • diversity banquets
    13%
  • Pep rallies
    13%
  • Sports Night
    13%

    Students

    Diversity
    A
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    1,189
    67%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.9 responses
    89%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.9 responses
    100%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.9 responses

    Preschool

    Annual Cost
    $49,210
    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
    Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
    8:1
    Schedule Options
    • Offers Full Week
    • Offers Part Week
    • Offers Full Day
      Yes
    • Offers Part Day

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    6:1
    National
    17:1
    Poll
    100%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.9 responses
    Poll
    100%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.9 responses
    Poll
    100%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.9 responses

    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    A+
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    High
    Boys Athletic Participation
    High
    --
    We don't have enough responses to know if students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.Take our survey
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    We don't have enough responses to know if students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.Take our survey
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    Living in the Area
    A+
    Overall Niche Grade
    How are grades calculated?
    1. Cost of Living
      B-
    2. Good for Families
      A+
    3. Housing
      B
    Median Household Income
    $99,091
    National
    $55,322
    Median Rent
    $1,127
    National
    $949
    Median Home Value
    $315,044
    National
    $184,700

    Riverdale Country School Reviews

    40 reviews
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    I have been at this school for 3 years. While I have a great group of friends, there are some white kids who feel privileged and may make you feel less than. The teachers are great and the resources and campus are great! We have our own pool and every student gets their own Chromebook in 6th grade. I would recommend this school because it has many opportunities to discover your talents.
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    Love the school. My kids aren’t just going to a excellent school, they are experiencing the world on campus. From the nature walks by the river to the play time, to the community, this school is on point and helping me raise tomorrow’s citizen. The teachers and administrators are caring and responsive. My daughter is challenged in her weak areas and allow to critically explore her strengths. They are teaching the child and not mass producing education.
    Riverdale has good food, good teachers, and makes for a great experience! I love it and am coming back next year! The students and teachers are kind and diverse. I actually like school at this school!