Riverdale High School (Fort Myers, Florida)
|Riverdale High School|
|2600 Buckingham Road
Fort Myers, Florida, 33905
|Motto||"Success is a choice"|
|School district||Lee County School District|
|Color(s)||Garnet and Gold|
Riverdale High School, located in Fort Myers, Florida, is one of the many high schools in Lee County. The first two years of Riverdale began at the present day site of Dunbar High School. Riverdale was located in this area for approximately two years while the present-day site was still in construction. Jack Hogg was the principal for the first two years. In the 1972-1973 school year the school moved to its present-day location and the principal became Mr. "Mike" Prymas. The school The current principal is Gerald Demming. Riverdale High School offers the International Baccalaureate program, Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, Vocational, Honors and general education classes.
- Tommy Watkins - Former major league baseball player with the Minnesota Twins. Class of 1998.
- Terrence Cody - Nose tackle for the Baltimore Ravens.
- Ross Chastain - current NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver
Lords of Chaos
Riverdale High was the school that was attended by the boys who attracted national notoriety as members of a self-styled teen militia called The Lords of Chaos. They went on a crime spree culminating in the murder of Mark Schwebes, Riverdale High School's band director, on April 30, 1996.
- See references at The Lords of Chaos