Riverstone International School

Riverstone International School 5521 Warm Springs Ave, Boise, ID 83716
  • Riverstone International School is a co-educational, private, independent school in Boise, Idaho offering our day and residential students the academic prestige of the International Baccalaureate Programs and the personal attention of a supportive community school.
  • Engaging classroom discussions continue when students explore Idaho’s mountains and deserts with classmates and teachers.
  • We offer concierge college counseling and athletic, musical, and academic extracurricular activities.Our newly-built residential facility is located in downtown Boise, the third most populous city in the US Pacific Northwest, with easy access to skiing, kayaking, and mountain biking.
  • One hundred percent of graduates are accepted into 4-year colleges.
Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
RiverstoneBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)9-129-12
Grades Offered (Day)Pre-K-127-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19971910
Campus Size14 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment355 students313 students
% Students of Color
13%
22%
% International Students
27%
20%
% Students Boarding
9%
67%
Average SAT Score1292* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size20 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:71:7
Number of IB Courses Offered60-
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
23%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Endowment Size$3.5 million$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$49,750$54,950
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$30,250
% Students on Financial Aid
20%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsRachel Pusch

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Riverstone International School is a co-educational, private, independent school in Boise, Idaho offering day and residential students the academic prestige of the International Baccalaureate Programs and the personal attention of a supportive community school. Engaging classroom discussions continue when students explore Idaho’s mountains and deserts with classmates and teachers. We offer concierge college counseling and athletic, musical, and academic extracurricular activities.Small classes and strong relationships with teachers form the backbone of the Riverstone experience. Our students develop the mindset to confidently share their perspective, think critically, creatively solve problems, and collaborate. One hundred percent of graduates are accepted into 4-year colleges worldwide.With a maximum capacity of 32 students, our residential program is small and intimate and provides wonderful opportunities to make lifelong friendships. Our newly-built dormitory is located in downtown Boise, the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest, with easy access to skiing, kayaking, and mountain biking. Our four-season climate and safe city provide opportunities for students to recreate, shop, and explore all that our beautiful city and state has to offer. Shopping, music performances, movies, hiking, exploring the city’s foothills and rivers are just a few of the weekend activities that residential students will enjoy.
  • Riverstone International School accreditations: International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), NWAIS, AdvancEd
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