Overview

Riverdale is a Pre-K through Grade 12 independent school on two "green" campuses in New York City that provides a rigorous academic program for its students as well as an intentional educational focus on personal development in all divisions.
The school has many traditions that have developed in its 100+ year history, but, at the same time, is a leader in developing educational practices that are relevant to schools in the United States and across the globe.
Riverdale provides a comprehensive education that challenges our students, helps them develop meaning and purpose in their lives and, as our mission states "developing minds, building character, and creating community in order to change our world for the good".
Riverdale is more than just a school, it is an experience.
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Riverdale Country School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Day
A+ Matriculation
A Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
B Reviews
NA Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: Prek-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Day S. Tuition: $54,545
# of Students: 1,260
Teacher:Student: 1:5%
International Student: 2%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $6,508/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 80%
SAT: 1420/1600
IB: No
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US Day School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 11
#3 Harvard College 20
#3 Stanford University 17
#3 Yale University 21
LAC #1 Williams College 7
#6 University of Chicago 23
#7 University of Pennsylvania 44
#10 Duke University 30
#10 Northwestern University 23
LAC #2 Amherst College 8
#12 Dartmouth College 10
#13 Brown University 36
#13 Vanderbilt University 7
#15 Rice University 5
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 14
LAC #3 Pomona College 4
#17 Cornell University 51
#18 Columbia University 20
#18 University of Notre Dame 5
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 4
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 3
#22 Emory University 23
#22 Georgetown University 20
#25 New York University 18
#25 University of Michigan 38
#25 University of Southern California 11
#25 University of Virginia 3
#29 Wake Forest University 6
#32 Tufts University 29
#36 Boston College 8
#38 University of Texas at Austin 13
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 7
#41 Boston University 3
#44 Brandeis University 3
#44 Case Western Reserve University 5
#44 Tulane University 13
#51 Lehigh University 6
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 6
#51 Villanova University 5
#55 University of Miami 5
LAC #11 Middlebury College 12
#62 George Washington University 4
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 5
#72 Southern Methodist University 3
LAC #15 Hamilton College 16
LAC #18 Barnard College 5
LAC #18 Colgate University 12
LAC #18 Haverford College 3
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 10
LAC #24 Colby College 4
#121 University of Vermont 3
LAC #31 Kenyon College 9
LAC #33 Pitzer College 4
SUNY University at Albany 3
LAC #37 Bucknell University 5
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Sports

(Total 15)
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Fencing
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Squash
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Fencing
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 18)
Animal Welfare Club
Book Club
Classics Club
Film Club
Global Studies Club
Happy Little Painting Club
HEADstrong Club
Investment Club
Outdoor Club
RCS Marine Conservation Club
Animal Welfare Club
Book Club
Classics Club
Film Club
Global Studies Club
Happy Little Painting Club
HEADstrong Club
Investment Club
Outdoor Club
RCS Marine Conservation Club
Riverdale American Red Cross Club
Riverdale Intellectual Disabilities Club
Robin Hood: In our Club
S.E.W. Club
Spanish Literary Club
Sports Analytics Club
Sustainability Club
The Entrepreneurship Club
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Arts

(Total 19)
Acting
Band
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Production
Playwriting
Theater
Vocal
Wind Symphony
Acting
Band
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Production
Playwriting
Theater
Vocal
Wind Symphony
Ceramics
Drawing
Film
Graphic Design
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Art
Design Lab
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1907
Campus Size: 27.5 acres
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 11/15
Interview: On Campus
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
SSAT: 6052
ISEE: 333920

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 14)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 13)
Recommended
Recommended
Boarding
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4.8 (38 reviews)

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Frequently Ask Questions about Riverdale Country School

Tell me a bit about Riverdale Country School.
Riverdale Country School is Co-ed private day school located in New York, US. It was founded 1907 , and currently has about 1260 students, 2.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.riverdale.edu.
Does Riverdale Country School have rigorous academic requirements?
Riverdale Country School also have 80% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Riverdale Country School students typically go for their colleges?
In 2018-2023, some students attended Princeton University, Harvard College, Stanford University, Yale University and Williams College.
What is the application requirement for Riverdale Country School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Riverdale Country School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Riverdale Country School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Riverdale Country School in 2024 is $54,545, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at jrking@riverdale.edu .
Where is Riverdale Country School located?
Riverdale Country School is located in the State of New York of USA.
How popular is Riverdale Country School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Riverdale Country School is among the most popular schools, within top 198 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Riverdale Country School has been favorited by 109 users.
How to start with an application with Riverdale Country School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Riverdale Country School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Riverdale Country School’s official site: http://www.riverdale.edu or call them at 718-549-8810.
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Riverdale Country School?
The overall rating for Riverdale Country School is A+.

The section ratings of Riverdale Country School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
B for Students and Parents reviews
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