Academic pursuits at RiverDale are ensured by the necessary infrastructure and modern facilities which include spacious classrooms, two IT laboratories, well equipped and separate laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, and a large and well-stocked library. The excellent academic results produced by the school year after year is largely due to the tireless services of a band of dedicated, motivated, experienced and well-qualified staff. Staff-student ratio is maintained as low as 1:6 ensuring proper attention and care to each student. Every classroom is equipped with the interactive Smart-classroom system ensuring that students have access to a wide variety of learning tools and audio-visual aids that supports their learning.
Students are provided with adequate time for self-study throughout the day. A balanced system of assessment comprising of weekly, monthly and term-end assessments are carried out at all levels, keeping the students in a constant state of academic preparedness. Two sets of Preliminary Examinations are conducted for the 10 and 12 grade students to assess their level of preparation for the Board Examinations and provide necessary assistance for further improvement. Regular short-duration educational tours are designed to complement classroom learning. Using the content in their books and fostering attitude of the staff, RiverDale aims at preparing students for life by incorporating the best practices for their students.
A special feature of academics at RiverDale is personalized remedial and tutorial classes not only for weaker students but also for higher achievers, assisting both categories of students to constantly improve upon their academic performances.
Students are assigned an individual desk each for storing their stationery as well as a separate individual locker providing adequate storage space. Students decorate their classrooms with projects, charts, flyers and other creative output.