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RHC General Information

REMINDER: Community Service
20 hours of community service must be submitted by April 30 to remain in good standing.  The reporting link can be found on the right side of this page.
Honors College Admissions
Applications for admission to the Honors College are currently closed. Look for our next application period at the first week of August.



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.