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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
    B
Address
9775 SW 87 Ave
Miami, FL 33176
Telephone
(786) 300-0300

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$150
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$24,050
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
13%
Average Financial Aid
From Riviera Schools

Founded in 1950, Riviera continues its tradition of creating a learning community in which students strive to be the best versions of themselves. Faculty and students come together, respect one another, and foster personal growth. As a coeducational, independent day school, Riviera maintains a diverse student body for students in preschool through twelfth grade. Students have opportunities to explore any avenue, from the sciences to the arts to the humanities. Through engaging and meaningful experiences, students realize their inner potential and their capacity to effect change in the world.

Riviera Schools 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
1290
54 responses
Average ACT
30
36 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • Bulldog breakout week
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    19%
  • Out of state travel trips
    14%
  • Senior week
    14%
  • Spirit week
    14%
  • Chow with your Child; plays and musicals
    10%
  • Homecoming
    5%

    Students

    Diversity
    A
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    827
    88%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.8 responses
    75%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.8 responses
    63%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.8 responses

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    9:1
    National
    17:1
    Poll
    89%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.9 responses
    Poll
    89%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.9 responses
    Poll
    67%
    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
    Low
    Boys Athletic Participation
    Average
    75%
    of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.8 responses
    38%
    of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.8 responses
    75%
    of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.8 responses
    Living in the Area
    A
    Overall Niche Grade
    How are grades calculated?
    1. Cost of Living
      C
    2. Good for Families
      A-
    3. Housing
      C+
    Median Household Income
    $69,277
    National
    $55,322
    Median Rent
    $1,399
    National
    $949
    Median Home Value
    $337,400
    National
    $184,700

    Riviera Schools Reviews

    29 reviews
    All Categories
    It takes a village to raise children and I have been so fortunate to have the Riviera family as an integral part of my village. In the early grades, the teachers and staff are very nurturing. In the upper grades they are supportive and set clear expectations. The students are being taught to be lifelong learners who take pride in their education and knowledge. The Parents Club does a great job of creating events for parents to get together, and you feel a real sense of a community - very family oriented. Love this school! I encourage you to check it out!
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    FANTASTIC SCHOOL! Riviera has it all! Strong academic programs, athletics, fine arts, an outstanding faculty, and plenty of opportunities for students to get involved. I am so grateful that I was able to attend Riviera as a student and continue to be involved as a parent.
    My daughters have been students at Riviera since 2012, since the youngest was in Kindergarten.
    Our experience both at the Day School and the Prep has always been outstanding.
    The teachers, faculty and staff are strict but friendly and make sure every student performs to their full potential.
    The environment is safe and there is an impressive sense of community, of family.
    I certainly recommend the school to any parents looking for excellence.