Very disappointed in Riverdale. Unfriendly and uncaring is the general mood which is odd since the principal seems like a nice man. Really sad that transfers are almost impossible in the county system.
Riverdale is awesome! We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful school for my children to attend. They are happy to be there every day. The teachers, administration and staff are fantastic! They truly make Riverdale great!!
Great principal, caring and dedicated teachers and involved parents!
My nephew came to live with me in March of 2009. From the time we walked into the office, they staff has been so helpful and understanding. Because of circumstances, my nephew was a little behind on his grade level work. My nephew's teachers have gone above and beyond to help him adjust to his new school as well as encourage him as he works to get back to grade level. We could not have found a better school than Riverdale to help him make this difficult transition.
I love Riverdale because of all the wonderful teachers & staff. My daughter is in 1st grade & this is her 2nd year there. Both her Kindergarten & first grade teachers, are just great! She has learned so much & continues to everyday. She loves being there & I'm so glad we moved to Germantown so she can. I love the fact that she has the same principal her Daddy did when he went there! That matters to me. That shows his commitment to the school & that if he can stick with Riverdale for this long, that it's worth being there! :)
Riverdale is a great community school that is still a K-8th school. The kids actually nuture each other in a good enviroment. We have teachers that have been there over 30 years.
I love Riverdale Elementary because the teachers and staff make my children feel good about themselves. Everybody helps one another to make it a great school. Great Kids and Great Teachers.
I love the family feel the school has when you walk in the door! Fantastic principal and teachers and parents that love the school and the kids!
My grandchildren love going to school and I attribute that to the teachers and school administrators.
I love Riverdale because it is a school that expects the best from its students and gets just that!
My two grandchildren attend Riverdale Elementary School, and I get nothing but good reports about their school.
It's still the only K - 8 school left. Riverdale expects nothing less than the best from its parents, students, teachers and the administrators. All of my children either have attended, do attend or will attend Riverdale.
I love Riverdale because it is safe, nurturing and fun learning environment for students! We have the best families and incredibly dedicated educators. Our students are challenged with the most up-to-date technology, resources and lesson plans. We are truly an inspiring school!
Riverdale educated all my three kids and they became honor students. They made life long friends and the teachers are great. It was a neighborhood school and all the families were friends. The principal, David Carlisle, is a great leader and while strict, still was friends with the kids.
The teachers really care! Many are there an hour before the day starts and stay HOURS after. They just don't just do the basics they give the children an experience and education BEYOND what has to be given
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