INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS I-20: Riverview School is approved to accept international students and is authorized to process the I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Students issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service). Once a student has been accepted and formally enrolled, the family is provided the necessary documentation relating to the I-20 process.
Passports/Visas: It is the responsibility of the Parents or Legal Guardians to apply for passports and/or visas and to ensure that these documents are current and in good order.
Health Records: During the interview process, which involves an on campus interview and overnight visit, a student must be up-to-date with all mandated immunizations and proof of immunization is required. A list of immunizations and medical forms are available on the website and will also be provided to you when the appointment is confirmed. In addition, a certificate indicating that the student has had an annual physical examination is necessary. These are requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and all students must meet these requirements in order to stay on campus.
Holidays: Riverview is a boarding school. Students are on campus for 244 residential days (180 academic days). All students are required to return home for the following holiday periods. Academic, residential and health care staff and students are not on campus during these times:
Thanksgiving - One week (November)
December Holidays - Two weeks (December/January)
Spring Break - One or two weeks (March or April)
Families are responsible for providing alternative plans for their child during these designated periods.
Transportation/Travel Days: Riverview provides transportation to and from Boston’s Logan International Airport and T. F. Green International Airport located in Warwick, Rhode Island on designated Riverview School travel days. If your child travels on days other than designated travel days, transportation to these airports can be made available for a fee. All transportation is coordinated by our Travel Coordinator.
English: Riverview students are required to have English speaking abilities. Coursework in English Language Learners (ELL) is not a part of the curriculum.
Please refer to the sections on specific programs and the Question and Answer section of the website for further general information.
Riverview School, Inc. admits students of any race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational programs, admissions policies, financial aide, athletic, or other school administered programs.