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Riverside at a Glance

At its heart, Riverside Presbyterian Day School is a community rooted in faith and committed to providing a challenging academic curriculum, while it remains sensitive to the development of the whole child.

  • PreK 3 - 6th Grade
  • Established in 1948
  • RPDS is an outreach ministry of Riverside Presbyterian Church representing a diverse faith community
  • Weekly Chapel services attended by entire school community every Thursday at 8:20 a.m.
  • Serving Jacksonville children and families for three generations
School Community
  • 460+ students enrolled in PreK 3 through 6th Grade
  • Student body represents 41 different zip codes within six counties in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia
  • Parent volunteer involvement throughout campus life
Faculty & Staff
  • Faculty members: 58
  • Percent with Bachelor's Degrees: 100%
  • Percent with Advanced Degrees: 29%
  • Average teaching tenure at RPDS: 8 years
  • Average total teaching experience: 11.5 years
Class Size and Sections
Campus and Facilities
  • Academic buildings: 4
  • Playgrounds: 4
  • Science Labs: 2
  • Spanish Language Classrooms: 2
  • Art Labs: 3 (ELC, lower and upper school)
  • STEAM Lab
  • Music/Drama Instruction Room
  • Library/Risley Media Center
  • Kissling Hall (special events, class plays, school assemblies)
  • Rice Sports Zone (track and field, lighted basketball court, playground)
  • Riverside Presbyterian Church (Chapel and special event ceremonies)
Accreditations and Memberships
Riverside in the Afternoon
  • Early morning and after school programs
  • Afternoon Enrichment includes additional art and music instruction
  • Afternoon Homework Sessions supervised and supported with certified teachers
  • 50+ Afternoon Academies of extracurricular clubs and activities

Riverside welcomes qualified students in PreK 3 though sixth grade without regard to race, religion, gender or national origin.


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