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Our new principal, Paul Basdekis joins the Riverside administrative team. Second and fourth grade students paired up for reading. Riverside teachers cheered the Rockets basketball team to victory! Students volunteered to lend a hand at Ms. Morton's retirement brunch. Students work with textiles and clay to express their ideas. Cheers to our students for completing 2014-2015 school year!  Enjoy your summer!

Welcome to Riverside Elementary!


Internet Access For All
Did you know that Cox Communications and Comcast offers reduce-priced home internet services for families in need and that there are free wifi spots and community computer clubhouse at Gum Spring Community Center, and our local Sherwood Regional Library to help students get access to reliable technology?  Click the link to learn more.

New Bell Schedules for 2015 – 2016 School Year
Beginning in September, Riverside Elementary School bell schedules will change.

  • K - 6: 8:55 am – 3:40 pm
  • PAC:  9:20 am – 4:05 pm
  • AM preschool:  9:20 am – 12:40 pm
  • PM preschool:  12:45 am – 4:05 pm

SOL Testing Dates

SOL testing dates are available on our SOL Information page or you can click here for a printable version.

Principal Selection Process

In the search for a new principal for Riverside Elementary School, an important step in this procedure is to inform staff, parents and the community about the principal selection process.  To view the presentation from the April 9th parent meeting, click here

We invite you to offer your individual, written input regarding the skills, experience, and leadership characteristics needed for Riverside Elementary School. For more information about providing your input, please read the Letter for Principal Selection Process (English / Spanish)

SOL Practice and Review Resources

SOL Practice and Review Resources are available on our website here. This page provides students with review opportunities for the upcoming SOL tests, as well as practice with recently added Technology Enhanced Items (TEIs).

Opportunity Neighborhood Mount Vernon

Opportunity Neighborhood Mount Vernon is pleased to announce The Imagination Library program is now available to all children, from birth to age 5, who live in the 22309 zip code. Children who are registered with our imagination Library program will receive an age-appropriate book every month, nailed to them at home, free of charge. Register Now!

Advanced Academics

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) offers a continuum of advanced academic services for all students in grades K-12.  Learning opportunities are designed to meet the unique learning profile of each advanced learner through a continuum of services designed to focus and engage the student in challenging learning experiences that develop higher-level thinking through enrichment, acceleration, and extensions of the Program of Studies (POS).  Classroom teachers, administrators, and Advanced Academic Resource Teachers (AARTs) collaborate to deliver the various levels of service.

Mount Vernon Pyramid Schools Video


Health and Wellness Award 2014