Details overview

Hours 08:25 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Nancy Mellon
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 220

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Library
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Special education programs Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Deafness
Intensive

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age Infant
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered Morning Snack

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 75% 1%
Black 10% 1%
Two or more races 5% 57%
Hispanic 4% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
0
Clubs
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 08:00 AM
After school end time 05:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools St. Patrick's Episcopal School
  Georgetown Day School
  Maret School

Teachers

11
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Independent Education
Partner website Www.independenteducation.org/
Partner Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools
Partner website Www.aimsmddc.org/
Partner Independent School Management
Partner website Http://isminc.com/
Partner Discovery Creek
Partner website Http://www.livingclassroomsdc.org/about.html
Partner Parents Council of Washington
Partner website Www.parentscouncil.org/

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details The application process includes a Parent Tour, a completed application and fee, teacher recommendations, testing for applicants 4 years and older and a school visit by the applicant. Admission notification is after March 1.
Learn more Http://www.riverschool.net/cs/applying_to_the_river_school
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Interview
Recommendations
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 05/15/2015
Application deadline 01/15/2016
Application fee amount $60
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $18000
Tuition range (high) $34000
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012