Riverside Middle School has been recognized as a 'Kindness Certified School' since the 2014-2015 school year.
|White|| 44% |
|Black|| 19% |
|Asian|| 1% |
|Hispanic|| 34% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 1% |
|Female|| 46.3% |
|Male|| 53.7% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 63% |
|Students with disabilities|| 19% |
|English learners|| 10% |
|Homeless students|| 3% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|6th Grade|| 35% ||104|
|7th Grade|| 30% ||89|
|8th Grade|| 34% ||102|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 5% |
|1 to 5 days|| 35% |
|6 to 10 days|| 28% |
|11 to 15 days|| 16% |
|Over 15 days|| 15% |
|English|| 67.9% |
|Spanish|| 19.3% |
|Portuguese|| 10.8% |
|Other|| 2.0% |
Learn more about Riverside Middle School.
Riverside Middle School prides itself on fostering an environment that promotes the students' confidence in themselves as scholars and emphasizes their importance as contributing members of the community.
In preparing for academic success we expose our students to a diverse curriculum. The foundation of our program provides instruction in Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Health & Physical Education, and Reading across all content areas.
Baseball (Boys), Basketball (Boys & Girls), Field Hockey (Girls), Soccer (Boys & Girls), Softball (Girls), Wrestling (Coed)
RMS offers numerous after school clubs to enhance our students' school experience. These clubs include Student Council, The Rambler Newspaper Club, The Blaze Yearbook Club, The Parent/Student Book Club, the Homework Help Club, the Kindness Club,The Science Club, and the Spanish Club.
The faculty and staff of Riverside Middle School participates in numerous professional learning opportunities throughout the school year. Our staff is committed to life-long learning, and they strive to increase their teaching repertoire by being active learners.
RMS offers support and services for our students. We have an intensive ESL program for our English Language Learners. Our Child Study Team is committed to meeting the individual needs of our Special Needs' Students. RMS also has a school counselor available to our students at all times.
Students at Riverside Middle School participate in physical education classes for three marking periods and a health class for one marking period. Our school nurse is always available to assist our students and answer questions for our maturing students. The cafeteria is open one half hour prior to school opening for our students who choose to eat breakfast at school.
Riverside Middle School has a very active and committed School and Family Association. Parents are encouraged to join this amazing organization. Parent and community involvement is welcomed in our school.
Riverside Middle School was built in 1914, and we are proud that our 105 year old building has withstood the test of time. Our building has been renovated many times over the years to meet the needs of our students and our ever evolving curricula.
The safety and security of our students is of paramount importance to us. We have a Riverside Township Police Officer, who serves as our School Resource Officer, on campus during the school day. Visitors are required to present identification and provide the purpose for their visit prior to being granted access to our school. Students are encouraged to report suspicious behaviors to the nearest adult as quickly as possible.
RMS has fully adopted the Next Generation Science Standards as part of our Science Curriculum. All of our science labs have successfully transitioned to project based learning.