In Middle School, students take on increasing levels of responsibility and independence as they build the academic, social, and emotional skills essential for the challenges of high school and college.
Our cross-disciplinary curriculum nurtures essential skills for academic success, including the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, to organize one’s work and time, to craft research into meaningful projects, to communicate effectively, and to think globally. Students strengthen their ability to:
Speak, listen, write formats, and to read with purpose and understanding through Language Arts.
Solve problems with Mathematics, through a deep dive into the fundamentals and applications of algebra.
Explore broad questions through research and philosophical discussion in History & Social Studies.
Utilize techniques and concepts of chemistry, physics, and biology in hands-on Science investigations.
Standardized testing at Riverbend is a diagnostic tool for teachers and provides students with essential test-taking skills for life. Grades 4–8 participate in CTP4 testing each fall.
Riverbend School is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and in its educational programs and activities. Riverbend strictly prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, veteran status, natural or protective hairstyle, or any other class protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
Riverbend admits qualified students irrespective of protected class, and will not discriminate on the basis of protected class in the administration of its educational policies and programs, admission process, tuition, financial aid, or extracurricular activities. Furthermore, Riverbend will not discriminate on the basis of protected class in the recruitment and hiring of its employees or in the terms, conditions, and benefits of employment.
Learn more about Riverbend School’s participation in the Small Business Association Assistance program.