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October 2014

Posted Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 2:27:00 PM
Riverdale Head of School Dominic A.A. Randolph writes that schools should develop ways to promote and assess char­acter and social skills.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 4:20:00 PM
Amirah Sackett, a hip-hop choreographer and dancer, led a dance class and then spoke at a Middle School Assembly about her Muslim beliefs as part of the Project X assembly series.
Posted Friday, Oct 10, 2014 4:46:00 PM
On a trip to Alabama, Riverdale students combine service with lessons in civil rights and social justice.
Posted Friday, Oct 10, 2014 4:42:00 PM
Two Riverdale faculty members accompany students on a trip to the White Mountains.
Posted Friday, Oct 10, 2014 4:40:00 PM
Over the summer, two Riverdale teachers went to the Kibera School for Girls in Nairobi, Kenya, for a Riverdale-funded, three-week residency.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 2:17:00 PM
Riverdale Country School is participating in a national pilot project to develop an assessment tool that identifies character strengths.
Posted Friday, Oct 3, 2014 4:12:00 PM
The Riverdale Middle School explored "In(Visibility)" during its annual Community Day on Oct. 3, exploring how social media is providing forums for underrepresented people.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 3:39:00 PM
An expert in cybersafety told Riverdale Middle School students on Oct. 1 that they need to exercise caution in their online activities.


Riverdale Country School

Mind • Character • Community




5250 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471

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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 >

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