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About This School

Riverside High School is a public high school in Greer. The principal of Riverside High School is Andrew Crowley and can be contacted at acrowley@greenville.k12.sc.us. 1,595 children attend Riverside High School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 18% of the 1,595 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Riverside High School is 21:1. Eastside High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 10%
White, non-Hispanic 72% 60%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
Asian 5% %
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 26%
Multiracial 1% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 18% 42%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    We are moving back home from GA just so that our boys can graduate from RHS! As parents we love the school teachers and staff. Our sons love the school just as much if not more.

  • (3 years ago)

    Very competitive school; the YIG program and speech and debate is great and the teachers are academically challenging; overall it is a great school.

  • (3 years ago)

    Riverside High School is VERY difficult! It is by far the most difficult school in the county. Most of the teachers are very good at what they do. They all have different teaching styles but for the most part they are all well above the average teacher. This school has a reputation of being such a great school. I dont know how to define great but its forsure a totally academic driven style school "Work first play later" should be our school motto.

  • (3 years ago)

    We had hoped to find an equivalent school outside the Riverside district because it is closed to students asking special admission from outside it's attendance area. People get a lot more for their houses within the district simply because of the schools and we could have found a dream home for half the price. Our daughter attended Riverside while we lived locally and looked for permanent digs. She came from a very progressive IB school and refuses to consider any alternatives here in the Greenville area. As a serious academic I have to trust her judgment. All my interactions with the staff have been positive and there is a genuine sense of compassion for kids with issues. This is the school you want your kid in if they are a serious student otherwise one of the other schools will suffice. Eastside has leadership issues. If these were addressed the school would no doubt be on par with Riverside.

  • (4 years ago)

    We are new to the area/state this year. I had much hesitation when I knew we were moving to SC because their schools have such a bad reputation. I have to say that we are pleasantly suprised! We are very pleased with Riverside schools - both elementary and the high school. Great teachers touch curriculum lots of activities and sports for the kids to participate in great kids great involved families. Very happy with this school system.

  • (5 years ago)

    its a great school....#1!!! great teachers and students.. best in south carolina... believe me...couse i go there =)

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