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Weston, MA
Students enrolled: 469

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333 Winter Street
Weston, MA 02493

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(781) 235-9300
(781) 239-3614
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April 29, 2014
As a unique individual I had a terrible time at Rivers. My parents thinking that I was receiving a great education made me stay for 2 years. When I was being bullied and asked a teacher for assistance I was told to stop acting out. I would cry myself to sleep every night. Having gone to a great public school afterwards (by choice) I must say I have grown so much both as a person and academically.

- submitted by a community member

December 05, 2013
My son attended Rivers from grade 6-12; he was taught to work hard, be organized, and to develop good social and athletic skills. The faculty support was outstanding and the small class size was a constant. Guidance in college selection was excellent and my son is now a junior, doing very well at a college he loves. Rivers is an independent school and relatively expensive, but I believe it is worth every penny of what it costs. We knew families that we presumed were receiving assistance and we saw no difference in the way they were treated during school activities. There were cliques among the students but my son managed to get along with most of his classmates without getting drawn into such things as far as we know. I think Rivers was just what we needed!

- submitted by a parent

October 23, 2013
Great school academically. Small class size and individual attention. Horrible in diversity efforts and overall little respect for families in lower income brackets.

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November 30, 2012
A fine choice for the smart jock, RIvers is not a welcoming place for the quirky or gifted child. Social structure is strongly based on perceived family income and sports ability.

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May 26, 2011
Though I admit Rivers offers an enriching education taught by memorable faculty and staff members, I did not appreciate the social aspects of the school. Rivers claims to be a safe and welcoming community, but as a student of four years, I can honestly say that that statement is practically false advertising. Unnecessary racist and homophobic incidents, a disgustingly clique-y and judgemental student body take away from what is capable of being a fitting institution for every prospective student.

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July 14, 2010
I had a great experience attending Rivers. It was a perfect fit for me and those seeking a small school with incredible faculty. The school truly cares about their students and wants help them succeed. I was on some very good athletic teams and the classroom experience was great. I felt that it got me ready for college life and the schedule, tempo, and overall experience that I encountered there. Great place and would recommend to anybody.

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June 22, 2008
My son attended Rivers from Grades 7 to 12 and received an outstanding education. The student to teacher ratio allows for small class sizes where every student participants. The staff is always available for extra help and go out of there way to support the students. Rivers is an opportunity of a lifetime!

- submitted by a parent

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The Rivers School
333 Winter Street, Weston, MA  02493
(781) 235-9300
Last modified The Rivers School is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
The Rivers School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top