What is required for Admission?

The steps for enrollment or admission are listed here.

What church is RBS affiliated with?

Riverdale Baptist School is a ministry of Riverdale Baptist Church.

Is RBS accredited?

Riverdale Baptist School is accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International and the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges.

What athletics are offered?

Boys: Football, Soccer, Basketball, Golf, Baseball, Indoor and Outdoor Track, Tennis
Girls: Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Softball, Indoor and Outdoor Track, Cheerleading, Tennis

What is the dress code?

Students wear uniforms from Risse Brothers Uniform Company. Information about specifics can be found in the individual student handbooks.

What are the school hours?

The RBS school day starts at 7:45 am with class starting promptly at 8:00 am. The school day runs through 3:00 pm.

What is the general enrollment?

RBS’s average enrollment is 600 students ranging from Developmental Pre-K3 through 12th grade.

What is the student-to-teacher ratio?

Developmental Pre-Kindergarten (3 yrs. old by August 31): One teacher and one aide for 15 students
Pre-Kindergarten (4 yrs. old by August 31): One teacher and one aide for 20 students
Kindergarten (5 yrs. old by August 31): One teacher for 20 students
Grades 1- 12: Approximately 20 to 25 students per class

What curriculum does RBS use?

Riverdale Baptist School has a traditional approach to education and uses a wide variety of Christian and secular curricula. The Bible is integrated into every subject discipline taught by born-again instructors. For more specific information, please see the individual school sections.

What fine arts are offered?

Riverdale Baptist School offers choir, band, orchestra, art, debate, public speaking, yearbook and theatre. For more information, please see the individual school sections. Fine arts events are posted at RBS Events.

Is transportation available?

Riverdale Baptist School recommends that family’s use the Student Shuttle service if you need transportation services to and from school. 

Riverdale encourages families to carpool, if possible. Please contact your individual school administrative staff for available carpool lists.

Does RBS offer Pre-Care or After-Care?

Pre-care services are offered for all grades starting at 6:45 am and run through 7:45 am.  Students dropped off before 7:45 am MUST be in pre-care.

After-care services are available for grades Pre-K3 through 8th grade and run from 3:15 pm through 6:15 pm. There are no after-care services for high school.

Students must be either with school teacher or coach or in aftercare by 3:15 pm.