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Riverside Military Academy

Call: 770-532-6251
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Riverside Military Academy

At a glance

Location Gainesville, GA
Tuition $32,200
Grades 7-12 Students Receiving Aid 10%
Student Body Boys Total Aid Awarded -
Student/Faculty Ratio - Endowment $42,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 88%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 480

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 14

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 42*
Average SAT Score (Math) 514
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 484
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 9
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Atlanta GA Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
International School
Military
All Grades 7-12
Boarding Grades 7-12
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Boys
Established 1907
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Suburban
Campus Size (Acres) 206
Head of School Col. James H. Benson, USMC (Ret)
Endowment $42,000,000

History

Riverside Military Academy was established in 1907 and has been helping young men excel for over 107 years. Riverside is designed to meet the unique educational and developmental needs of young men in grades 7-12. The Academy's comprehensive program of academics, athletics, and leadership development sets the stage for a lifetime of success. A student/teacher ratio of 14:1 provides each cadet with individual attention that enables success in the classroom. Riverside promotes the growth of leadership skills and character development. The Academy has been an Army JROTC Honor Unit of Distinction for over 75 years. The school's 206 acre campus is located in Gainesville, Georgia on the shores of Lake Sydney Lanier. The Academy is just one hour north of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 45
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 64%
Faculty with doctorate 10
Faculty with masters 25
Average Class Size 14
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Art
Astronomy
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Chorus
Community Service
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Drama
Driver Education
Earth Science
Economics
Electives
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Ethics
Fine Arts
Geography
Geometry
German
History
Latin
Mathematics
Outdoor Education
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education
Physics
Pre-calculus
Social Studies
Spanish
Speech
Studio Art
World History
World Literature
Writing
A.P. Courses Offered
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Language
English Literature
Physics B
Statistics
US History
World History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 480
Boys 480
% Boys/Girls 100% Boys
Boarding Students 440
Day Students 40
International
China
Czech Republic
Dominican Republic
Guatemala
Italy
Jamaica
Kenya
Korea
Mexico
Other (Bahamas; Egypt; Vietnam; Angola; Kazakhstan; Nigeria; Mongolia)
Russia
Taiwan
UK
Ukraine
United States
Alabama
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Mississippi
Missouri
Nevada
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
Majority of students come from Southeast
% of Students of Color 40%
% of International Students 30%

Admission

E-mail apply@riversidemilitary.com
Web Address www.riversidemilitary.com
Director of Admission James Corbin
Admission Application Apply to Riverside Military Academy
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 100
Application Deadline(s) Rolling
Financial Aid Deadline(s) No deadline
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 10%
Acceptance Rate 88%
Admissions Selectivity Somewhat selective
Day Student Tuition $19,325
Boarding Student Tuition $32,200
International Student Tuition $36,300

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 514
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 484
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 463
Average ACT Score 20
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations The Citadel; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; University of Georgia; U.S. Military Academy-West Point; Rochester Institute of Technology; University of California; Virginia Military Institute; Furman University; Brandeis University; Georgia Institute of Technology; Michigan State University; SUNY-Maritime College; Wofford College; Louisiana State University; Universidad Iberoamericana; Marion Military Institute; U.S. Naval Academy; Savannah College of Art and Design; St. John's University
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
fencing
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field
wrestling
Recreational Sports
camping
canoe
drill team
fitness
flag football
hiking
outdoor club/skills
rappelling
riflery
softball
swimming
table tennis
volleyball
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
Chorus
Community Service Program
Debate Club
Digital Photography Club
Drama Club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Habitat for Humanity
Honor Council
Judiciary Board
National Honor Society
Peer Tutoring
Photography Club
Quiz Bowl
School Band
Yearbook

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Contact Info

Phone 770-532-6251
Address 2001 Riverside Dr - Gainesville, GA 30501
Website www.riversidemilitary.com 
Email apply@riversidemilitary.com 
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