School-age children living in Riverside attend elementary through middle school in Riverside School District 96. The district includes four K-5 schools, one of which also offers preschool, and one 6-8 school. Rsd 96 feeds into Riverside-Brookfield Township School District 208, which features one 9-12 school, and serves both Riverside and its northern neighbor Brookfield.
Riverside-Brookfield Township School District 208 underwent a major $58 million renovation in 2010 that included the addition of a new athletic complex and state-of-the-art safety features. The Washington Post named Riverside Brookfield Township High #10 on its 2015 Illinois Best High Schools list, and #454 nationwide. U.S. News & World Report also recognized it as one of the best high schools in Illinois and nationwide in that year.
For all schools, contact the school district office to confirm attendance, boundaries, availability and policies.
To search test results for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a standardized assessment used by a coalition of states including Washington, D.C.
that tests English and mathematics for K-12 students, visit http://illinoisreportcard.com. The School Report Card is published annually by the state of Illinois, and provides comparative data for tracking academic performance and resource management.
Private schools in Riverside
- Tailgrass Sudbury School; ungraded; nonsectarian; 16 students
Note: Information for the table above is from Niche 2018 rankingsRiverside School District 96 (708-447-5007)Riverside-Brookfield Township School District 208 (708-442-7500)
|School||Grades||Population/Grade Average||State Ranking/ # of Schools||Student/Teach er Ratio|
|A.F. Ames Elem.||K-5||341/57||188/2,235||16.5|
|Blythe Park Elem.||K-5||168/28||214/2,235||17.6|
|L.J. Hauser Junior High||6-8||566/189||111/1,348||13.4|
Note: Information for the table above is from Niche 2018 rankings
|School||Grades||Population/Grad e Average||State Ranking/ # of Schools||Student/Teache r Ratio|
|Riverside Brookfield Township High||9-12||1,496/374||56/659||18.7|