K–8 Community School

Empowering students to achieve their full potential.

Academic Excellence

Riverside Academy has been rated A in overall value added (2015-2016 and 2016-2017) and received a progress component grade of B for the 2016-17 school year. Our rigorous academic program exceeds Ohio state standards to prepare students for college and career. We observe an extended school day and extended school year. We exceed the 920 hours per school year required by the Ohio Department of Education in order to maximize learning time.

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Riverside Academy is a tuition-free, community school of choice for grades K–8.

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Convenient Location

Our school is located in the Riverside neighborhood adjacent to Sedamsville. We are approximately 4 miles west of downtown Cincinnati. Bus transportation is offered to students residing more than one mile away from our campus.

Seamless Summer Option Program

Riverside Academy is participating in the Seamless Summer Option Program.  Lunch will be provided to all children, ages 1 through 18, and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Summer Program dates are as follows: June 4-June 7, June 11-June 14, June 18-June 21, June 25-June 28, July 9-July 12, and July 16-July 19.  Breakfast will be served from 8:30am-9:00am, and lunch will be served 12:00pm-12:30pm.  Click here to learn more.

Riverside Academy


Students to Teachers


Overall Value Added


Progress Component Grade

Riverside is a good school because the teachers care for you and take time for you. They make you have fun while you learn.

- Patience Smith, 4th Grade


Events for Prospective Families

Discover what makes us different from other schools. We invite you and your family to meet our teachers and staff and learn more about our school culture and curriculum.

Open Tour Times
School Year: 
Summer: Monday – Friday | 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Call to schedule an appointment – (513) 921-7777