USA Idaho, USA
  • Boarding accommodation
  • $ $ $ $
  • Boarding

Riverstone International School

Established: 1997
IB

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    370
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Riverstone International School is a private school located in Boise, Idaho, one of only 20 schools in the USA authorized to provide the full continuum of the rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes. Riverstone is a national leader in outdoor education and experiential education through multi-day rafting, backpacking, snowshoeing, snow cave camping, and yurt trips.

FACILITIES
Facilities include a school library, science laboratory, outdoor courtyard, a recording studio, student lounge, and an outdoor stage. The athletic and recreational facilities include the Kennedy Gymnasium, tennis courts, and a full-size soccer field.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Students may join the school athletic teams for soccer, volleyball, and basketball and can also participate in lacrosse, rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding, swimming, and tennis at local public schools or on Idaho club teams.
Music and Art are offered as IB courses, in addition to extracurricular activities such as musical ensembles.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Riverstone International School is ranked “A ” and #1 Private and Boarding School in Idaho on Niche.com. The school was also named one of the Top 5% of High Schools in America In the Jay Mathews of The Washington Post Challenge Index 2020.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
International students can stroll through Boise’s downtown, support local businesses and non-profits, go to museums and take advantage of the foothills, river, and endless trails.


Educatius PDF: Riverstone International School School Profile PDF
Visit School Site: Riverstone International School
Visit City Site: Boise, Idaho

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 17 acres Campus Size
  • 28% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:7
Average Class Size
20
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Sports
Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball
Arts
Art
Music
Ensemble, Music
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Chemistry, English, Geography, Global Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Religious Studies
Languages
Chinese, Chinese, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese
Clubs and Extracurricular
Biking, Business Club, Climate Action Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), Robotics and Engineering, Science Bowl, Social Action Board, Social Action Board, Student Council, Yearbook Club
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
-
TOEFL Minimum
50
TOEFL Junior Required
Pearson PTE - 40
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 74; Max age 18 on 1st day of 12th grade

Blogs and News!


Similar Schools (3)

Educatius-UK-RossallSchool-CampusFront-Gallery-2019
S

Rossall School

UK Lancashire, UK

Rossall School is a large, British private boarding school educating Senior and Sixth Form boys and girls since 1844. The school presents a challenging curriculum in a friendly, global community environment with over 50 nationalities represented. Academic offerings include a large selection of GCSE core subjects, over 25 A Level courses and the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma. Facilities Set on an historic 160-acre campus along the magnificent Lancashire coastline, Rossall School is the only school in the UK with its own Space Science & Astronomy Centre. Other facilities of note are a brand-new cookery kitchen, a state-of-the-art Design Technology Studio, The Beecham Music School, The Performing Arts Studio and the Rossall Sports Centre. Its impressive Harry Potter-style dining hall was described by F.A.M Webster in his book, Our Great Public Schools, as "one of the most splendid in the country". Rossall School also features a gymnasium, an indoor heated swimming pool,

Read More
  • Private, Boarding
HillcrestHighSchool-Highschool-Idaho-SchoolEntrance-thumbnail-2019
S

Hillcrest High School

USA Idaho, USA

Opened in 1992, Hillcrest High School is one of the few schools in the area offering German and Italian as foreign languages. Students can choose from several AP courses as well as technical/career courses in conjunction with Eastern Idaho Technical College such as electronics, metalworking, robotics, and a Certified Nursing Program. Hillcrest was voted the #1 school in Southeastern Idaho in the Post Register in 2016. FACILITIES The 45-acre campus includes a performing arts center, an auditorium, a gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, sports fields, a brand new indoor baseball/softball facility, science labs, media labs, vocational/tech centers, and more. SPORTS AND ARTS Hillcrest teams are consistently successful with athletic options such as American football, baseball, softball, and basketball. The arts program at Hillcrest offers courses and programs such as performing arts and graphic design. Students can also participate in vocational/technical programs in woodworki

Read More
  • Public
WasatchAcademy-Utah-students-US-Thumbnail-2019
S

Wasatch Academy

USA Utah, USA

With individualized learning programs tailored to each student’s needs, students develop at their own pace. At Wasatch Academy, students’ outdoor learning experiences are just as important as their coursework. This is made possible by the school’s proximity to skiing, hiking, and a dozen national parks. FACILITIES Campus facilities include the Center for Evolving Technologies, a multi-purpose athletic building with a gym, a weight room, a dance studio, a climbing wall, a music conservatory, a studio arts center, a field house, and equestrian facilities. SPORTS AND ARTS The school’s mountainous location is ideal for opportunities like Alpine and Nordic skiing. The school offers both regular-level competition teams and elite national traveling squads. Wasatch offers unique arts courses such as acting and comedy, hip-hop dance, and Photoshop for arts. DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE The school has eight dorms on campus with full-time dorm parents. In addition to traveling to world-class s

Read More
  • Boarding