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RPDS Business Partners Program

An Investment in Educational Excellence 

business partners programFocused on the future, the Riverside Presbyterian Day School (RPDS) Business Partners Program was started in 2012 as an opportunity to encourage mutually beneficial relationships between our private elementary school and mission-appropriate business, corporate and/or industry partners.

Steeped in tradition and located in the heart of the historic Riverside community, RPDS is the oldest private elementary school in Jacksonville. Since its founding in 1948, RPDS has grown from one Kindergarten class of 19, to a fully-accredited Preschool (PreK 3 - PreK 4), Kindergarten and Elementary School (1st - 6th Grades) with over 460 students.

As is common in most private schools, tuition at RPDS covers 85% of each child’s education. The additional 15% is comprised of funds raised through the Business Partners Program, special events and The Promise Fund, Riverside's annual giving campaign.

Support from our business partners enables RPDS to provide:

  • Need-based financial assistance
  • Innovative academic curricula
  • Cutting-edge technology
  • Enhancements to the campus professional education and for faculty and staff

By participating, members of the Business Partners Program achieve positive visibility in the RPDS community throughout the year, while helping the school achieve its mission to nurture healthy hearts, hands and minds for the 21st century.

  • 20 Percentage of Students Receiving Financial Assistance
  • 41 Zip Codes Represented at RPDS
  • 900 Sundae Monday Attendees
  • 5,000+ Average Hits per Month at
  • 800 Octoberfest Attendees
  • 850+ Riverside Reminders Subscribers
  • 400+ Capers Attendees
  • 2,500 Annual Review and Financial Report Publications Distributed

For more information about the benefits of being a Business Partner at RPDS and additional details related to the associated levels of giving, please click here or contact Elizabeth Ingram, Director of Advancement, at or (904) 353-5511 ext. 186. 


Click the giving levels below to view our current Business Partners. In the Title and Gold categories, click the Partner's logo to be redirected to the individual business' website. In the Bronze category, click the business name to be redirected to individual business' website.


How to Become a Riverside Business Partner

To become a Business Partner with RPDS, please contact Elizabeth Ingram, Director of Advancement, at or 904.353.5511 ext. 186.

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