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School leader:  Paula Robinson
9727 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR 97219

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(503) 262-4844
(503) 262-4845
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"Our school is known as a small college prepatory high school."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), World languages, Multiculturalism / Global...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Band, Choir / Chorus, Jazz band, Dance, Drama...
  • World languages
    French, Japanese, Spanish
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12 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 22, 2012
We transfered our son to Riverdale after his first semester at a PPS high school. This was the best decision we ever made regarding his education. The Riverdale community welcomed him immediately. He connected with new friends, joined the choir,... more

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Submitted by a teacher · April 20, 2012
In response to a comment regarding AP Classes offered at Riverdale: Two years in a row, Riverdale has had a 30 percent or greater AP PERFORMANCE (3, 4, or 5 scores) score. Only two (2) schools in Oregon in 2009 and five (5) schools in Oregon... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 20, 2012
We value our small High School! The class sizes and community atmosphere enable the teachers to know the students as individuals, engage them in meaningful discussion, and encourage them to excel. I'm glad Riverdale gives my son personalized... more

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Submitted by a community member · April 18, 2012
No AP classes offered at all! Too small and too much hand-holding to prepare a student for a medium-to-large university. However, if you're looking to continue the hand-holding by sending your student to a small, liberal arts college, then this is... more

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About two-thirds of students come from out-of-district and pay tuition to attend. Riverdale is on a trimester system with five 70 minute classes a day allowing students go deeper into their studies -- a Coalition of Essential Schools principle. Riverdale High School exceeds the Oregon Graduation Requirement and students take four years of art, science, English and math.

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Last modified: October 30, 2014
Riverdale High School
9727 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR  97219
(503) 262-4844
Last modified Riverdale High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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