Riverview Alternative Public School

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Riverview Alternative School
Ottawa, Ontario
Type Public (Alternative)
Founded 1955
Principal Christine Johnson
Faculty 20
Enrollment 300
Campus Suburban
Colour(s) green, blue

Riverview Alternative School also known as Riverview Public School is an alternative education elementary school in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. It is located in the Riverview neighbourhood of Ottawa, Canada.

As an alternative school, Riverview claims to have "a balance between teacher-directed and student-directed learning. Often a theme approach is used to provide an integrated and activity-centered curriculum. The alternative program provides each child the opportunity to become aware of his/her preferred learning style through a wide variety of learning activities and experiences. Hands on activities for discovery learning complement printed material and texts."[1]

Riverview has a small population of students (300) and has recently threatened to close. It has however, remained open.

The school serves children from Kindergarten until Grade 6.

Riverview is twinned with Bokoro Primary School; Ha Bokoro, Lesotho. This twinning is helped by the organization Help Lesotho.

Riverview School