A Reggio magnet school in Greater Hartford serving Connecticut
As a parent, you hope to see your child succeed in an academic setting that is safe, motivating, and nurturing. We understand that making the right choice for your child’s future means everything to you. Choosing a magnet school education may be exactly the right step for your child — and you.
The Riverside Magnet School offers young children — prekindergarten through grade 5 — an exciting curriculum that focuses on building literacy, numeracy, social, and physical skills.
A curriculum that empowers
The school’s curriculum is project based and applies the world-famous Reggio Emilia model. This Reggio inspired magnet school empowers children to reach their full potential by controlling the direction of their learning, finding endless ways and opportunities to express themselves.
A flexible full-day program
Each classroom has fully certified teachers who plan customized learning, based on the children’s interests and needs, encouraging many forms of expression. All children are offered a full-day program. Extended hours available on a tuition basis.
"The curriculum fosters independence, creativity, inventiveness, and a love of exploration."Kara, rms pARENT
As a magnet school, Riverside offers several benefits including:
- Academic success that prepares students for a lifetime of achievement
- Diverse student body that encourages respect, empathy and collaboration
- Family and community involvement that instills a passion for learning and growth
- Flexible and innovative curriculum centered around a unifying theme
With a project-based education and hands-on learning approach, your child will be prepared for a bright future. The diverse student body allows for increased cultural competencies. Riverside offers a wide array of opportunities for family and community involvement as we feel those two components are an integral part of a student’s overall success.
- Full-day NAEYC-accredited pre-K program
- Offers Afternoon Studio, an after-school enrichment program that provides extended hours to help support working parents
- Employs fully certified teachers complemented by curriculum specialists in all grades
- Emphasizes outdoor learning opportunities for children and their families
- Follows world renowned Reggio Emilia model of learning
- Provides full-day education for children in prekindergarten — grade 5
- Has a state-of-the-art facility with technology designed for young children, including Smart Boards and computers in every classroom
Magnet school transportation
We believe that everyone should have access to a great education. That’s why we make transportation to and from our magnet schools as convenient as possible. Learn about your transportation options now.
Join us for a Parent Information Session
Riverside Magnet School
29 Willowbrook Rd, East Hartford 06118
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 6–7 p.m.
(Snow date: Thursday, November 14, 6–7 p.m.)
- Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 6–7 p.m.
(Snow date: Thursday, January 23, 6– 7p.m.)
- Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 7:15–8:15 a.m.
(Snow date: Friday, January 24, 7:15–8:15 a.m.)
The RSCO School Choice Application opens Friday, November 1, 2019 and closes Friday, January 31, 2020.