Enroll Now - Apply Online

Riverside Academy is now accepting applications online for the 2023-24 school year.

Our admissions process involves four steps. If you need help or have questions about the status of your child’s application, please reach out to our Academy’s Admissions Manager to assist you (Phone: 313.462.6200 Email: [email protected].) 

If you’re having challenges with the online application tool, don’t hesitate to contact the Academy with any questions.

Submit Application

Submit your child(s) application online through the application tool. Please click on the following link to complete the first step. For preschool application please see below.

Application Review

After completing the first step, our Admissions Manager will review your child’s application. Once the review is completed and your child’s application has been accepted, we will notify you by the communication preferences that you selected on how to proceed with the next step.

Complete Registration

Once your child’s application has been accepted, you will be asked to complete registration forms to finalize your child’s enrollment at our Academy. These forms will help identify certain information to better serve your child.

Student Orientation

We will contact you to schedule a date and time for you and your family to visit our academy for student orientation.

Frequently asked questions

At Riverside Academy East we’re driven by providing the family as a whole with information. If you still have unanswered questions please view our Frequently Asked Questions section below. If your questions still haven’t been answered we’d love to hear from you. Feel free to contact us directly.
Riverside Academy East is a tuition-free public school academy located in Dearborn, MI. Riverside Academy East offers grades K-5 and also has a free GSRP preschool program located at a separate site for families that qualify. Riverside Academy East educators are fully certified to teach by the Michigan Department of Education. Riverside Academy is authorized through Central Michigan University and governed by a public school academy board of directors.
Students have the opportunity to join a number of programs, including academic games and robotics club. We offer afterschool programming and a number of programs lead by the Parent and Family Involvement Group for students.
No. All course material should be provided to students once he/she logs into his/her courses, which included all support material and programs. Riverside Academy East has made arrangements with software and major publishers to ensure all our students have legal access to the resources necessary to complete their course work.
The law in Michigan governing compulsory student attendance requires a parent, legal guardian, or other person having control or charge of a child age six to sixteen to send the child to school during the entire school year, except under the limited circumstances. Please make sure your child is dropped off to school everyday and on on-time.

Applications can be submitted online HERE.

If you don’t have an account through our online application system SchoolMint, please Sign Up first.

If you need assistance in completing this application, please contact our main office during normal business hours, M-F from 7:45 am-3:45 pm via Phone: 313.624.3200 or Email:[email protected].

Riverside Academy East is tuition free for all Michigan residents that qualify for enrollment!
The Academy seeks to provide every child, regardless of national origin or native language, quality, and meaningful educational instruction. Each students is evaluated on his/her English language proficiency. Consequently, students who are English Language Learners (ELLs) are provided instructional services through ELL programs which are designed to meet each students unique needs.
For Preschool Enrollment, please stop by the Academy’s main office. You will be provided with an application, and the following documents will be needed:

1. Verification of Birth
2. Drivers License or State ID 
3. IRS Income Tax 1040 Returns (2022)

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