Submit ApplicationSubmit your child(s) application online through the application tool. Please click on the following link above to complete the first step.
Application ReviewAfter 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.
Student OrientationWe will contact you to schedule a date and time for you and your family to visit our academy for student orientation. Due to COVID-19, school visitations are limited for your safety and our staff.
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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.
What is Riverside Academy East?
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.
What if my child is an English Language Learner?
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.
What additional student activities does Riverside Academy offer?
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.
Are there any fees?
Riverside Academy East is tuition free for all Michigan residents that qualify for enrollment!
Do I need additional course material such as textbooks or special programs?
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.
What is the attendance policy?
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.