Riverside Military Academy
Gainesville, GA, GA 30501
Riverside Military Academy Reviews
This school taught me everything I needed to be successful later on in life. It taught me the importance of discipline and honor, but also instilled in me a sense of self value. The academics here can be as challenging or as easy as you wish to push yourself, they have a broad spectrum of courses to fit your needs.
I found my limit in classes, and stayed there. This is not the focus, however. The real takeaway is the leadership opportunities are second to none.
Knowing how to survive on my own and work hard from this school helped me immensely in college. I did electrical engineering at Virginia Tech, and failed the crap out of my first calculus test while many other students had the knowledge already from their AP Math classes in high school, which I had not taken because I was so far behind from failing school early on before I went to Riverside. What did I do after this? Buckled down, and ended up with an A-. I graduated from Virginia Tech by sheer dedication Magna Cum Laude, and went on to work at MIT. Now I am in a privately held company in Atlanta in the leadership. I had my fun as well, founded a fraternity and was in the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets. I knew how to balance it though and prioritize, and I had the discipline to lock down when I needed to.
I have all of this thanks to Riverside. No joking. If you are looking to count the number of AP classes you get under your belt, you can do that elsewhere. If you want to learn to become a man, and be successful in all aspects of life later on, Go to Riverside.
Anybody else that has anything to say different, just as you will learn if you attend here, is only making excuses.
Education is secondary here, and the administration is clueless. If you are too lazy to parent your child send them here, other than that run. Only good thing about this school is the campus. They need to clean house and hire new front office staff or the school will continue on its steady decline.
academic were light helping students to get into college but this school was not hard enough to teach the students study skills needed to stay in college. They claim a 100% college acceptance rate, but you never hear anything about their college retention ratings. Why would a school not be proud of or at least tracking their graduates as they move on into college life? Are they not proud of the retention rate?