Welcome to The River School An Internationally Acclaimed Model for Teaching and Learning The River School’s inclusive program challenges each child to work collaboratively, to think critically, and to develop the confidence to take risks, embrace their curiosity, and find their voice. Apply to River Fill out our online application. Sign up for An Open House! River Pillars Unique elements that define our program. River Curriculum Learn about our curriculum and how it builds each year. Be a River Giver Support our exceptional teachers, children and program. Life at The River School Co-Teaching & Personalized EducationOur co-teaching model pairs a master’s level educator with a speech-language pathologist in each classroom, a unique and effective combination for cementing strong language, literacy and social skills. Active LearningChildren engage in active learning; they work collaboratively in groups, solve problems, make mistakes and learn from them, and develop the confidence to take risks, share ideas and speak up. A Community of Learners Relationships between children and faculty are strengthened by collaboration among faculty, administrators and families. Progressive Education By expanding children’s opportunities for social, physical and creative development we enhance their personal and academic success. The River School News & Events The River School Receives $2,500 Environmental Education Grant Read More Registration Open for Summer Camp Read More An Extraordinary Day at The River School Read More John K. Niparko Endowment Fund Established Read More Congratulations Falcon Class of 2016 Read More River School Presents at 2016 ILA Conference Read More River Teachers Travel to India with EARS Read More Mar 27 Mon all-day Spring Recess – School Closed Spring Recess – School Closed Mar 27 – Mar 31 all-day Apr 6 Thu 9:00 am Admission Open House Admission Open House Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am You and your child can visit our vibrant, theme-based classrooms, engage with our teachers, meet administrators, and tour the school. Arrive at 9:00 am for classroom exploration. Tours will be offered throughout the morning. Your… Apr 7 Fri 8:45 am Parents Association Meeting Parents Association Meeting Apr 7 @ 8:45 am – 9:15 am Apr 12 Wed 8:30 am Parents Council of Washington Ev... Parents Council of Washington Ev... Apr 12 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am Apr 14 Fri 11:15 am School-Wide Community Meeting School-Wide Community Meeting Apr 14 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am The Blue Crabs, Crayfish, Frogs, Turtles, and Minnows will be performing Spring and Earth Day songs! View Calendar Ready to find out more about The River School? Drop us a line today and we will send The River School material. Learn more about The River School Sign Up for An Open House!