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Our Philosophy

Riverside Academy is built upon the triple foundation of - scholarship, Christian character development, and education through dedication.

We are currently inviting all interested Riverside Academy members to submit their names for the open Board Member positions for the election of Board of Directors of Riverside Academy at the upcoming Membership Meeting. Please click here for more information.

Lifelong Learners

We are the only  

combination school -


(2, 3 and 4-year olds)

through 12th grade,  

in the River Parishes. 

The school site covers

20 acres and consists of eleven

permanent buildings.

The Whole Child


Our academic programs  include many dual enrollment, 

advanced placement, honor, academic, business, technology, consumer science, 
performing arts, visual arts, drafting, and foreign language courses.  We are the only LOUISIANA A+ School in this area. 

School Blog

Posted: September 28, 2015

RA Prom Mania Holiday Craft Show

Looking for Vendors for the Riverside Academy Prom Mania Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, December 5th!  For more information they may contact Rae Lynne Duhon at 504-559-7014, Becky Forsythe at 504-628-5906 or CheroKee Epperly at 225-206-4260 or email us at raprommania@gmail.com. ...
Posted: September 16, 2015

NCAA Eligibility Center Information

Students and parents of HS athletes, please click on the link to access the brochure "2016 College Bound Student Athletes" for information on how to sign up with the NCAA Eligibility Center and requirements for eligibility. As always, please call the counseling office if you need more information or assistance in completing the application process.   ...
Posted: September 4, 2015

Special Junior/Senior Parent Meeting

We will have a special junior and senior parent meeting on Wednesday, September 9 at 6:00 pm to assist you in helping your child with college and career readiness, ACT, TOPS, and financial aid. The meeting will be held in the RA cafeteria. Come with your questions, as there will be time for a Q & A following the informational session....
Posted: August 24, 2015

Updates From Parent Orientation Night

For those parents who attended last week’s Parent Orientation, thank you. Many parents attended and met our talented faculty. For those who did not attend this letter is to update you with some of the important information discussed. Please click here to read the letter....
Posted: August 21, 2015

First Band Booster Meeting of the 2015-2016 School Year

The Marching Pride of Riverside will host the first Booster Meeting of the year next Monday night at 7:00 in the band hall....
Posted: August 17, 2015


IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN –REBEL PRIDE!!!!   We are so excited for another great year and great performance by our boys (2014 DISTRICT CHAMPS)!!!!  As you know, our boys have been hard at work all summer preparing for the upcoming year.   The preseason kicks off  this Friday night, the 21st , at home at 6:00 p.m. with a scrimmage against...
Posted: August 15, 2015

Mothers’ Club Looking for New Members!

Our Mothers’ Club is looking for new members!  Mothers’ Club is a group of moms and dads who work together to put on our Fall Fest each October.  Our main goal is to provide a great time for our children but also to raise money for things they need!  Some things we have provided in the past include glass doors, Accelerated Reader, the Science Lab, Ipads, Engage New York ...
Posted: August 14, 2015

Riverside Academy’s Annual Parent Orientation Night

You are invited to Riverside Academy’s  Annual Parent Orientation Night  Thursday, August 20, 2015 Please click on the link to see the invitation!  ...
Posted: August 3, 2015

Riverside Academy's Accelerated Reading Program was recently funded by CARGILL Inc.

  Riverside Academy's Accelerated Reading Program was recently funded by CARGILL Inc.  Pictured accepting the check to fund the program are from left to right: Teacher Lenore Martinez, Teacher Darnell Landry, President of the Board of Directors Thomas Hymel, Vicky Heltz of CARGILL Inc. , Teacher Kristin Roccaforte, and Teacher Jennifer Heltz     ...
Posted: July 22, 2015

Riverside Academy is Now Accepting 2 Year-Olds!

  Our Two Year Old Program will be utilizing the Early Start Curriculum. The goals of Early Start are: to create a safe learning environment where every child has the opportunity to show growth to teach the young child how to socialize and show respect to others to expand the child's awareness of the world around him and aid in understanding the world ...