Robert Krulwich '65: "Friends Open You Up" 

Robert Krulwich '65, co-host of Radio Lab, told Riverdale's Class of 2018 that friends make all the difference in life: "Know that the world is full of people unlike you who might just like you anyway — and might show you new ways to be, new thoughts to think, new stuff to try." Learn more

Design Thinking 

For his senior independent project, Caleb Jeanniton '18 designed and built an electric go-cart. Learn more

Music From Fruits

Angélica Negrón, a composer and multi-instrumentalist, created a piece for the 6th and 7th grade strings ensemble featuring pre-recorded and live electronics. As an added bonus, she performed alongside the students at their concert on a fruit synth, which is an actual synthesizer made of fresh fruitsLearn more.  

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Bronx, NY 10471
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Bronx, NY 10471
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Riverdale teaches students to become lifelong learners by fostering "growth" mindsets. Go There ><

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The River Campus offers a spacious, natural setting for our youngest students, inspiring learning and play. Go There >

Riverdale offers "STEAM" (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) teaching to Lower School students. Go There >

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Middle School students explore hands-on learning through the Riverdale Maker program. Go There >

Project Knowmad allows Middle Schoolers to learn in a different way, using NYC as their classroom. Go There >

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Riverdale teaches students to make connections through our interdisciplinary programs. Go There >

The club and activity program encourages students to explore their passions and try new things. Go There >

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About 80 percent of Upper School students participate in athletics. Go There >

Riverdale's Hill Campus has an indoor pool, football stadium, weight room, and 3 playing fields. Go There >

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Approximately 20 percent of Riverdale students receive some level of financial aid. Go There >

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Last year's Annual Fund totaled nearly $5 million in gifts from alumni, parents, and friends of the school. Go There >

Have you included Riverdale in your estate plans? Please let us know and join our expanding group of Hackett Planned Giving Society members today. Go There >

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