Riverside Military Academy

2001 Riverside Drive - Gainesville, GA 30501 USA 1-800-462-2338 http://www.riversidemilitary.com/
Boarding School | Military | Day School | International School

History

Riverside Military Academy was established in 1907 and has been helping young men excel for over 100 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.

Overview

Region
Atlanta GA Area
Program Emphasis
Boarding School
Day School
International School
Military
All Grades 7-12
Boarding Grades 7-12
Grade Divisions
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Boys
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Suburban
Campus Size (Acres) 206 acre campus
Endowment 46000000

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://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) No deadline
Financial Aid Deadline(s) No deadline
Financial Aid Awarded Yes
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 10%
Day Student Tuition $19,325.00
Boarding Student Tuition $32,200.00
International Student Tuition $36,300.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 450
Boys 450
Girls n/a
% Boys/Girls n/a
Boarding Students 420
Day Students 30
International
Canada
China
Czech Republic
Dominican Republic
Guatemala
India
Indonesia
Jamaica
Korea
Mali
Mexico
Other (Bahamas; Egypt)
Russia
Taiwan
UK
Ukraine
United States
Alabama
Arizona
California
Colorado
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Mississippi
Missouri
Nevada
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
Majority of students come from Southeast
% of Students of Color 48
% of International Students 35

Academics

Full Time Faculty 45
Part Time Faculty 10
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 64
Student/Faculty ratio 14:1
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

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 514
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 479
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 463
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations The Citadel; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; University of Georgia; United States 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; University of West Florida; Savannah College of Art and Design
% 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

Notes

Riverside Military Academy also offers a four week summer school program (S.O.A.R.) and an extended ESL bridge summer program which includes an enhanced focus on ESL and cultural immersion opportunities. The school's beautiful 206 acre campus in Gainesville, Georgia is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Academy is just one hour north of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Please contact 1.800.462.2338 or apply@riversidemilitary.com for more information.

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Open House: Admissions Campus Open House for Prospective Families on 04/18/14

Location: Sandy Beaver Center, 2001 Riverside Drive - Gainesville, GA 30501 USA

Riverside Military Academy, one of the nation’s premier military college preparatory academies, invites you to join our faculty and staff for a campus open house and tour. Campus tours will be followed by a Q & A session. Registration will occur from 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. The Open House will provide an opportunity to meet with faculty, staff, and current cadets and their parents. RMA is located in Gainesville, GA on the shores of Lake Sydney Lanier, just one hour north of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Please RSVP to apply@riversidemilitary.com or call 770.538.2938 or 800.462.2338. We look forward to seeing you! http://www.riversidemilitary.com/netcommunity/admissions

Open House: Admissions Campus Open House for Prospective Families on 06/22/14

Location: Sandy Beaver Center, 2001 Riverside Drive - Gainesville, GA 30501 USA

Riverside Military Academy, one of the nation’s premier military college preparatory academies, invites you to join our faculty and staff for a campus open house and tour. Campus tours will be followed by a Q & A session. Registration will occur from 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m. The Open House will provide an opportunity to meet with faculty, staff, and current cadets and their parents. RMA is located in Gainesville, GA on the shores of Lake Sydney Lanier, just one hour north of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Please RSVP to apply@riversidemilitary.com or call 770.538.2938 or 1.800.462.2338. We look forward to seeing you! http://www.riversidemilitary.com/netcommunity/admissions

Open House: Admissions Campus Open House for Prospective Families on 07/25/14

Location: Sandy Beaver Center, 2001 Riverside Drive - Gainesville, GA 30501 USA

Riverside Military Academy, one of the nation’s premier military college preparatory academies, invites you to join our faculty and staff for a campus open house and tour. Campus tours will be followed by a Q & A session. Registration will occur from 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. The Open House will provide an opportunity to meet with faculty, staff, and current cadets and their parents. RMA is located in Gainesville, GA on the shores of Lake Sydney Lanier, just one hour north of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Please RSVP to apply@riversidemilitary.com or call 770.538.2938 or 1.800.462.2338. We look forward to seeing you! http://www.riversidemilitary.com/netcommunity/admissions

Open House: Admissions Campus Open House for Prospective Families on 10/03/14

Location: Sandy Beaver Center, 2001 Riverside Drive - Gainesville, GA 30501 USA

Riverside Military Academy, one of the nation’s premier military college preparatory academies, invites you to join our faculty and staff for a campus open house and tour. Campus tours will be followed by a Q & A session. Registration will occur from 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. The Open House will provide an opportunity to meet with faculty, staff, and current cadets and their parents. RMA is located in Gainesville, GA on the shores of Lake Sydney Lanier, just one hour north of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Please RSVP to apply@riversidemilitary.com or call 770.538.2938 or 1.800.462.2338. We look forward to seeing you! http://www.riversidemilitary.com/netcommunity/admissions

Open House: Admissions Campus Open House for Prospective Families on 12/07/14

Location: Sandy Beaver Center, 2001 Riverside Drive - Gainesville, GA 30501 USA

Riverside Military Academy, one of the nation’s premier military college preparatory academies, invites you to join our faculty and staff for a campus open house and tour. Campus tours will be followed by a Q & A session. Registration will occur from 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m. The Open House will provide an opportunity to meet with faculty, staff, and current cadets and their parents. RMA is located in Gainesville, GA on the shores of Lake Sydney Lanier, just one hour north of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Please RSVP to apply@riversidemilitary.com or call 770.538.2938 or 1.800.462.2338. We look forward to seeing you! http://www.riversidemilitary.com/netcommunity/admissions
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  • Financial Aid Deadline(s): No deadline
  • Financial Aid Awarded: Yes
  • % of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 10%

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