Where teens feel welcome, valued, and encouraged

Our personalized approach to learning and therapy reflects our commitment to clinical wellness, scholastic achievement, and personal growth in a safe, inclusive environment.

Riverside School is a small therapeutic day school for teenagers whose mental health has interfered with their academic and social/emotional well-being in a traditional public school setting.

With a personalized approach to learning and therapy, we offer students and families our commitment to emotional wellness, academic achievement, and personal growth in a safe, inclusive environment.

High School Alternative

Where students embrace their identity and find their voice

At Riverside School, each member of our community belongs. With guidance and support, every student has the freedom to discover who they are and what they’re capable of, in a community that welcomes and values their unique presence and contributions.

Our Approach

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Small Community

Safe.
Welcoming.
Genuine.
Connected.

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Intensive Therapy

Clinical.
Frequent.
Individual
& Group.

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Personalized Learning

Individualized.
Supportive.
Collaborative.
Rigorous.

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Honoring Individuality

Respectful.
Authentic.
Hopeful.
Encouraging.

“Riverside School helped me realize I’m capable of being an amazing student. They gave me hope and helped me to believe in myself.”

– Braden

“One of the greatest things about this school is that the kids really do make the program what it is. They never hesitated to find the right words to give me support and validation in our therapy groups.”

– Kathryn L.

“Riverside School taught me how to advocate for my academic and emotional needs, how to recognize when I need to take a break and regroup, how to maintain healthy friendships, and most importantly, how to be confident in all areas of my life.”

– Carlos