About Riverside Central
Elementary School

Student holding a gecko while attending a fair outside.




Riverside Central Elementary School is located blocks from downtown Rochester and serves close to 500 K-5 grade students. Riverside is a full-service community school which means it is both a place and a set of partnerships between the school and other community resources. Its integrated focus on academics, youth development, family support, health and social services and community development leads to improved student learning, stronger families and healthier communities. Riverside is also recognized as a Turnaround Arts School through the Perpich Center for the Arts.


Get Connected.

Riverside works hard to keep you informed.

Invest in the future.

Our school works in many ways to better our community and our students.

Technology in the Classroom.

Technology is integrated into our curriculum at Riverside to help prepare our students for their future. 

Community School at Riverside

Riverside is one of four community schools in the district and offers many benefits to our students. 

Learning Beyond the Classroom.

Riverside offers learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom with sports, clubs, and fine arts opportunities for students.

Encouraging students.

Students open up to learn in and out of the classroom.

We hope you are all just as excited as we are to work together to offer encouragement and support for your child during this school year, and as a result see academic and social growth in your child.

We believe that a strong partnership between families and staff is essential to inspire, challenge and empower our students. We need your support to assist your child in attending school regularly and on time. We invite you to play an active role in your child’s education. Ask questions, come to events and show your child that school and learning are the keys to success!