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Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin University is a magnet elementary school serving the educational needs of Connecticut pre-K through grade 5 students. With fully certified teachers, low student-to-adult ratios, a state-of-the-art building, and abundant technology and creative materials, we offer an inviting and inspiring environment for all learners.
Your child’s journey at Riverside Magnet School (RMS) begins with our full-day, NAEYC-accredited pre-K program, and continues through grade 5. To help support working parents, RMS offers Morning and Afternoon Studio, a before-and-after school enrichment program that provides extended hours; and Summer Studio, a summer program.
Our state-of-the-art building offers an inviting and inspiring environment. Each classroom has certified teachers, low student-to-adult ratios, and abundant technology and creative materials. From reading, math, and science to essential visual, musical, and physical education classes — students are challenged in a motivating and creative environment aligned with state and national learning standards.
Our students develop a lifelong passion for learning through a unique curriculum that builds critical social-emotional and academic skills. The world-famous Reggio Emilia approach promotes purposeful and reflective practices that empower students to reach their full potential by:
Families and the surrounding community play an essential role in our school. Families are recognized as children’s first teachers, and we
support them in being active and engaged co-responsible partners in the learning process. With our open-door policy, parents are encouraged to volunteer to become more involved in their child’s education.