Riverdale High School (Riverdale, Georgia)

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Riverdale High School
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160 Roberts Drive
Riverdale, Georgia

United States
Coordinates 33°33′24″N 84°24′07″W / 33.55678°N 84.402°W / 33.55678; -84.402Coordinates: 33°33′24″N 84°24′07″W / 33.55678°N 84.402°W / 33.55678; -84.402
Type Public
Motto "In all things you do, do them with dignity, character and class" and "Teamwork makes the dream work!"
Established 1977
School district Clayton County Public Schools
Principal Jamille Miller-Brown
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1,392[1] (2014-15)
Color(s) Black and silver
Mascot Raiders Pirate
Nickname Riverhell and Roachdale
Team name Riverdale Raiders

Riverdale High School is a public high school on Roberts Drive in Riverdale, Georgia, United States. The school serves about 1,400 students in grades 9 to 12 in the Clayton County Public Schools district. Its current principal is Jamille Miller-Brown.[2]

The school first opened in 1977 with a few unfinished projects to complete the construction of the school. Students and staff began use of the facilities on November 7 of that year.[chronology citation needed]

The school's mascot is a pirate, giving the name "Riverdale Raiders" to students and faculty. A flag with an "R" supported by a pirate's sword is the school's logo. The school mottos are: "In all you do, do it with Dignity, Character & Class!" and "Teamwork makes the dream work".

R&B singer Ciara Harris, who graduated from Riverdale High School in 2003, revisited to receive a key to the city of Riverdale on October 19, 2006 in honor of her success and the inspiration she sets for other goal-led students.[citation needed]

Well-known rappers T.I. and Playboi Carti also attended Riverdale High School.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Riverdale High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 12, 2018. 
  2. ^ Riverdale High School website. Retrieved on 2 October 2008.

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