Where Small Steps Become Giant Leaps.

We’re 18 months through Grade 3 because
we know first steps are foundational.
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The River School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious affiliation, gender, ethnic or national origin in the administration of its admission, financial aid and other school-administered programs.

Join Us for a Tour

We invite you to learn more about our Preschool and Elementary Programs firsthand. We offer personal parent tours from 9 am – 10 am on school days by appointment. You’ll see our vibrant, theme-based classrooms, observe our children during morning Choice Time and engage with teachers and administrators.

Contact Megan Campbell, Director of Admission and Enrollment Management, at mcampbell@riverschool.net or 202.337.3554 to schedule your tour.

Parent & Child Open Houses

You and your child can come for classroom exploration and a tour of the school with one of our administrators during our Open House events, scheduled September – January.

We’ll post the schedule and our sign-up form in early September 2019.

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2019-20 Admission Deadline Dates

January 11 -  Admission Application Due
January 18 - Testing and Recommendations Due
February 1 - Financial Aid Application Due
March 1 - Decision Notification Via Email
March 15 - Enrollment Contract and Deposit Due