Gainesville United States of America
Riverside Military Academy

Thank you for considering Riverside Military Academy.


Serving young men in grades 7-12, Riverside Military Academy is located in the city of Gainesville, Georgia. Supported by a distinctive military structure, the academic, athletic, leadership, and character development programs enhance the overall educational experience while producing young men of character, sound judgment, and commitment. Our Academy's focus is All About Boys - All Day, Every Day.

  • Day school tuition $16500 - $18969 USD
  • Grades for day school 7th Grade/Year 8 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Year founded 1907
  • Boarding school tuition $37900 - $47313 USD
  • Grades for boarding school 7th Grade/Year 8 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Curricula Host Country's National
  • Type Boys



Admissions Information

Admissions Process

We evaluate applications independently one from another and case-by-case, so some may require more documentation than others. Every application, however, will require the basic five documents: three letters of recommendation (Principal or Counselor, English Teacher, and Math Teacher), a discipline report, and a copy of his Transcripts. Once an application has been submitted, the documents become available and families can send the requests directly to their current school from our website. Your admissions counselor will alert you to any further supplemental documentation required to complete your application.

Entry Requirements

• Three letters of recommendation (principal or counselor, English teacher, and math teacher). • A discipline report • A copy of his transcripts • Applicants must be boys either currently in or entering 7th-12th grades. Applicants must be academically capable of participating in a college preparatory curriculum, physically capable of participating in marching and military activities, and amenable to the disciplined life inherent in the military model of education.

  • First application deadline Rolling
  • Second application deadline Rolling
  • Students can join after the academic year begins No
  • Application fee (domestic) $100 USD
  • Application fee (international) $100 USD


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • ELL support Yes
  • Native English teachers Yes
  • Languages taught Chinese, Latin, Russian, Spanish
  • Examinations available Advanced Placement - AP


Language, literature, the sciences, technology, mathematics, history, fine art, music, drama, public speaking, leadership, physical education and more.

School Life

  • Bus service Yes
  • Sports teams available Yes
  • School start time 07:45
  • School end time 17:30
  • Most common nationality US
  • School provides lunch Yes
  • Uniform required Yes
  • Average class size 12

School Lunch

A variety of menu selections, including a salad bar and seasonal fruit, is typically available at each meal. A Nutrition Specialist is available to review menus and assist with any dietary concerns such as food allergies.

Sports Teams

Fall Cross Country - Boy's MS Cross Country - Boy's Varsity Cross Country - JV Football - Boy's JV Football - Boy's MS Football - Boy's Varsity Indoor Soccer Raiders Raiders JV Winter Basketball - Boy's JV Basketball - Boy's MS Basketball - Boy's Varsity Basketball - Fall League Drill Team Fencing Riflery Swimming - Boy's MS Swimming - Boy's Varsity Wrestling - Boy's JV Wrestling - Boy's MS Wrestling - Boy's Varsity Spring Baseball - MS Baseball - Varsity Esports Golf Lacrosse - JV Lacrosse - Varsity Soccer - JV Soccer - MS Soccer - Varsity Tennis - Varsity Track and Field - JV Track and Field - MS Track and Field - Varsity

Religion at School