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Riverdale High School Counseling Office

The counseling office serves various needs of students, parents and faculty at Riverdale High School. We divide the responsibility of students alphabetically as follows:


All Riverdale students, please take the time to register for the counseling office's Remind App. We will be sending out important information and reminders on a regular basis! Sign up with your graduating class below!


Class of 2018 Remind App: text @msvana to the number 81010   
Class of 2019 Remind App: text @ghbh8c to the number 81010  
Class of 2020 Remind App: text @k3kc9 to the number 81010    
Class of 2021 Remind App: text @g9h3cf to the number 81010     
Follow us on Twitter: @RHSguidcounsel


Meredith VanArman A-E



615-890-6450 ext. 23510

Bentley Shofner F-L 



615-890-6450 ext. 23507

Debbie Gainer M-R

Department Chair


615-890-6450 ext. 23508

Dennis Waymire S-Z




615-890-6450 ext. 23511

Suzanne Higdon,



615-890-6450 ext. 23509

Lisa Sargent,

Graduation Coach



615-890-6450 ext. 23520



Scheduled Parent Appointments: It is best to schedule an appointment so you and the counselor can have adequate time to discuss your student and answer all of your questions. Please call the appropriate counselor to schedule an appointment.




Tennessee Model for Comprehensive School Counseling: