Message From The Principal

Guided by our district values of caring, integrity, enjoyment, teamwork, high expectations, and a commitment to students, the Riverside staff focuses our efforts on creating a love-to-learn atmosphere every day for every student.  Not only do we commit to doing whatever it takes to maximize academic and social achievement of every student, but we want students to be the best versions of themselves.

Whether our students participate in our project based learning environment or the traditional-school classroom, we incorporate a team-based approach with an interdisciplinary focus.  Additionally, we focus on the whole child through our PRIDE program—which develops our students' perseverance, respect, integrity, discipline, and empathy.

In tandem with our PRIDE program, we embrace The Riverside Way as a motto for how we want students, modeled by our staff, to approach every day:

  •     Be respectful.
  •     Be responsible.
  •     Be ready to learn.

In conclusion, the intermediate level is a critical part of the K-12 experience developmentally. At this level, our students are figuring out who they are and who they want to be. Our staff values how precious that fact is by meeting our students where they are and helping them accomplish more than our students initially believe possible, all within a brain-friendly, feedback-rich environment.

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Kyle Coffman, Principal
Riverside Intermediate School
Innovation Academy @ Riverside