About RBS


For nearly 50 years, Riverdale Baptist School has educated the future leaders of our nation.

In 1971 Riverdale Baptist School was founded. In its first year, the school had an enrollment of 188 students in classes kindergarten through sixth grade and rented facilities from a local Catholic school. With the school growing at a rapid pace, 156 acres on Largo Road in Upper Marlboro, MD were purchased in 1974. The current educational facilities and church sanctuary were built on the property. The 70,000 square foot educational wing opened in 1975 while the 2300 seat sanctuary was constructed.

Over the years, RBS has added a Gymnasium, Baseball and Softball diamonds, The Football, Soccer and Track SportsPlex, and a Grass practice field. RBS is able to offer over 14 sports programs to students in elementary, middle, and high school.

RBS excels at providing state-of-the-art technology to all students. With cutting edge WiFi infrastructure, the RBS facilities are equipped to provide the latest in cloud-based learning to all students. Featuring Apple hardware, the 1:1 program provides a Macbook Air or iPad to each student, empowering their daily success in the classroom and at home.

Changing the future, one student at a time.









01. Accreditation

Riverdale Baptist School is accredited through the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.

02. College Prep

Riverdale Baptist School prepares our seniors for success in higher education with honors and AP courses. Our seniors also complete a Capstone project (think thesis paper) as part of their junior and senior years.

03. Christ-Centered Life

Through Bible class, daily prayer, chapel and spiritual emphasis, RBS exhorts our students how to keep Christ in the center of their lives.

04. Technology

RBS strives to maintain state-of-the-art equipment and network infrastructure to maximize our students ability to learn, both in the classroom and at home.