The Riverdale Experience
Riverdale Country School is changing. Since its founding in 1907, the school has prized scholarly, intimate teaching, outdoor experiences, and global engagement. Today, the school is expanding that vision, creating new opportunities for research, travel, innovation, and connections with local and global communities. Learn more.
Learning through play
The Lower School's 8-acre campus is an important learning space and a "playworker" designs intriguing open-ended materials that inspire problem-solving, creativity, and unique ways of relating to the surroundings. "Play is defined by the voices in children's minds," says Alex Cote. "It's all learning, all the time." Learn more.
Learning Out In The World
Shoe a horse in Van Cortlandt Park. Go backstage at "Wicked." Shadow the neurosurgeons at Lenox Hill Hospital. Learn about Michael Jordan and sports marketing at Flight Club. These are some of the learning opportunities offered by Middle School Project Week, a three-day deep dive into fascinating passions and careers. Learn more.