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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (3 responses)
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Teachers at this school are effective:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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Leadership at this school is effective:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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This school effectively deals with bullying:
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There are 72 reviews about all of the school topics.

Handles bullying effectively: Agree


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They take it very seriously. Sometimes too seriously because bullying is considered different things to everyone.

Supports LD students: Neutral


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There are different level of classes and adjustments that can be made for disorders like ADD. They typically allow extra time on big tests if you have certain learning disabilities.

Effective school leaders: Agree


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There are presidents, vp's, etc. for each grade level. There are also clubs and sports where leadership is very effective. Sports teams name captains. Clubs typically have a single leader or a leadership team.

Amount of homework: Neutral


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Some homework is actually necessary for math where you need repetition, but lots of the homework is busy work which is stupid considering the fact that we go to school all day and then we come home and do meaningless.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral


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My child is a senior and I would say most are marginal or ineffective. There have been a handful of very good ones over the years but they are the minority.

Amount of homework: Disagree


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Too much in general and Junior year is ridiculous. Creates enormous, unhealthy levels of stress for students at this age.



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Several paths to prepare for college: on-level, Magnet, AP and IB. A great Principal with a vision to keep making us better. Focus on making the teachers the best they can be. With the new building to be completed in the next few years we will be the best education around.



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Halfway through my son's 9th grade year at Riverwood and we are very pleased. We moved into the district for the school and can now say it was a good decision. I am very impressed with Principal Dr. Shaw who appears to be on top of everything and promotes excellence in academics, athletics, and the arts equally. We just attended the school musical and I was blown away - it was outstanding and I forgot I was watching high school kids (and the music was played by the live orchestra from the pit) - very impressed!! My son is happy, has made friends, is challenged academically, and is finding his crowd through sports and activities. Construction has started on the new school building and we're excited to see the new school come up out of the ground. Great Job and Thank you Riverwood!



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Riverwood is very rigorous academically. Sometimes too much but the students are very well prepared for college - many with college credits already under their belt when they graduate!



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Our family has had four children at Riverwood. They have all been blessed to be instructed by caring teachers and a principal who demands good behavior. The school and its curriculum asks a lot of students...its challenging. But as my children have gone on to colleges at Vanderbilt and elsewhere they have remarked that they felt their freshman years in college were often just reviewing their course of study at Riverwood. They were well prepared for the next step.

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Last modified Riverwood International Charter School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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