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RHC General Information


Applications* for new admissions will be accepted from March 1 to May 1.  Follow the link below to apply:

Application Link


*Current members do not need to reapply.


Riverdale Honors College Mission Statement


The mission of Riverdale Honors College is to offer opportunities to specialize in academics with a focus on college and career success. The Honors College provides a prestigious program within the school that aids and encourages student success as they thrive academically, creatively, emotionally, and socially.


We strive to cultivate an experience of an intimate learning community through high quality academic studies and experiences. Riverdale Honors College will aid in academic attainment, intellectual curiosity, and empower students to fulfill their full potential in their personal and professional pursuits and community responsibilities.

Admission Requirements
Students seeking acceptance into the Riverdale High School Honors College must complete the following:
*Submit an admission application during the open application period in May
*Possess a minimum 3.5 GPA at the time of application
*Possess good attendance record
*Receive a discipline record review
Program Requirements
Once Accepted into the Riverdale High School Honors College students must complete the following:
*Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
*Perform 20 service hours per year. (Use the reporting form and confirmation document on the right to report hours)
*Take at minimum 3 honors, advanced honors, advanced placement, dual enrollment or dual credit courses per year.