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1950 Old Montgomery Hwy
Hoover, AL 35244

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(205) 439-3400
(205) 439-3401
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May 18, 2015
To say that RES has been God-sent would be an understatement. My child has extreme behavioral issues. We were at a different school for the start of Kindergarten, but it 1 month, he had been suspended 2x!! That school was doing NOTHING to help me help my child. So, we packed up and moved to a different district. The day I turned in the enrollment papers was a Friday, but the principal still took the time to call me (since I requested a chat with her before my son was placed with a teacher) AFTER school had let out, which was her off-time. Dr. Turney (the principal) listened without judgement, was completely understanding, and then told me about all the rights I had as a parent of a child with special-needs. She took the weekend to think about where to place my son, and then called me on Monday to tell me who his teacher would be. Ms. Dean (my son's new kindergarten teacher) has been the most wonderful teacher for my son. After a couple of weeks, my son started getting excited for school and telling me how much he loves his new school and his teacher! He never got suspended for the remainder of the school year and he met all of his benchmarks way b4 the end of the year. I love RES!

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April 17, 2015
Wonderful school. My son is in 2nd grade and all his teachers were awesome, The teachers and staff are very responsive to the students and family concerns. My kids enjoy going to school. The principal and Assistant Principal are also very nice.

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January 16, 2015
I am pleased with Riverchase Elementary. As a parent of a first and fourth grader, I feel that they are challenged yet enjoy school. We relocated from a different state and I've been very happy with the Hoover School System. The parent involvement is so abundant that I'm usually on a waiting list for class activities or to help with field trips. I appreciate the level of parent and teacher interaction with the weekly newsletter directly from my child's teacher. RES is a great school.

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April 09, 2013
The front office and leadership team of Riverchase Elementary need a lesson in customer service as well as compassion. This school lacks the warm fuzzy feeling a quality elementary school should have. The standards for each grade seem low compared to other elementary schools across the country even though they meet or exceed Alabama standards.

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June 19, 2011
Very happy we decided to start our son at Riverchase. This was our first experience in the public school system and I'm more than pleased. Great principal and asst. principal. On many occasions when I volunteered in my sons class they were also involved in the activities. I loved that my son has so many adults that care about his education and his well being. This school exceeded my expectations.

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April 24, 2010
I'm prejudiced - I work here! The faculty is very student oriented, high quality and a great community in and of itself. The students are great and never cease to amaze! The parents here are our best assets and advocates. AND it's beautiful! I believe this is one of the best possible schools around!

- submitted by a teacher

December 23, 2009
I love the teachers and the adminstration! Everyone goes above and beyond. I could not ask for a better school to send my children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 21, 2009
Riverchase has wonderful students, parents, teachers, and faculty!!! We all work together everyday to meet the learning needs of each student.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
October 21, 2009
I love this school because it is filled with adults who love children and are willing to invest themselves in being the best they can be for the children. The students and parents are wonderful to work alongside.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
September 17, 2009
The Principal and the faculity truly care about every child. They believe every child should be the best they can be and they remind them everyday. They encourage every parent to be involved with their child's education.

- submitted by a parent

August 13, 2009
This school has provided my children an excellent experience so far. I would highly recommend it to others. Thank you.

- submitted by a parent

September 26, 2007
An excellent school with a very good principle who knows how to keep discipline.Teachers are very devoted,environment is very good.My daughter loved it here .We miss this school.

- submitted by a parent

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Riverchase Elementary School
1950 Old Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL  35244
(205) 439-3400
Last modified Riverchase Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Riverchase Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top