The impact of your gifts

The Annual Fund supports innovative curriculum development:

  • Research and development initiatives
  • Learning Research Centers on both campuses
  • Strategic partnerships with peer schools and organizations

The Annual Fund supports our faculty:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Competitive salary offerings to attract the highest-caliber educators
  • Higher/continuing education assistance

The Annual Fund supports our campus:

  • Maintenance of more than 27 acres of school grounds
  • State-of-the-art technology in our classrooms
  • New sustainability initiatives

The Annual Fund supports our community:

  • Financial aid for our student body
  • Global travel opportunities
  • NYC community outreach initiatives

For More Information

Marie Capasso
Senior Manager of Annual Giving 

"Riverdale provided me with an excellent education and has presented me with a lot of opportunities. I think it is very important to give back. "

-Natalia Garcia-Sanabria '13

Riverdale Country School

Mind • Character • Community




5250 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471

LS: (718) 549-7780
MS/US: (718) 549-8810

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Riverdale teaches students to become lifelong learners by fostering "growth" mindsets. Go There >

Riverdale encourages students to develop a sense of well-being. Mindfulness activities promote calm, focus, and self-reflection. 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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Riverdale has entry points in Pre-K, Kindergarten, 6th, and 9th Grades. Visit our campus today. Go There >

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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