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Riverside is known throughout the region as the premier Advanced Placement/Capstone school. Riverside offers more AP courses than any other area high school. The school offers students a safe, orderly environment with a focus on preparing them to successfully transition to college. Each year, the majority of Riverside's graduates enter college/university. With a rigorous and successful Project Lead the Way biomedical science program, students learn from hands-on experiences while earning college credits. With proximity to UW–Milwaukee, students may take college courses on the UWM campus. Riverside is also known for its award-winning music and robotics program coupled with comprehensive bilingual and special education programs. Riverside features outstanding athletics, drumline, student leadership, and after-school activities. Parents are welcomed as partners in the teaching and learning process. The school's students, upon graduation, are well prepared to become lifelong learners and productive citizens in a global community.

This is a high school with entrance requirements and entry is granted through the early admissions process. Contact the school or visit our high school early admissions page for more information about that process.


Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Clubs ( Art Club, Asian Club, Career Club, Chess Club, Debate Club, Drama club, Forensics, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Game Club, Gardening Club, Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Latino Club, Math Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Poetry Club, Science Club, Student Council, Student Leadership Initiative, Theater, YES Club, Yearbook )
  • Extracurricular Activities ( Special Olympics, Spoken Word & Performace )

Advanced Academic Studies

  • Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

  • Baseball (B)
  • Basketball (B/G)
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country (B/G)
  • Football
  • Golf (B/G)
  • Soccer (B/G)
  • Softball (G)
  • Swimming (B/G)
  • Tennis (B/G)
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball (B/G)
  • Wrestling (B)

College & Career Programs

  • Project Lead The Way - Biomedical Science
  • Project Lead The Way - Engineering
  • University Prep
  • Career and Tech Ed ( Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Engineering, Health / Medicine / Bio-Technology, Robotics )

Community Partners

  • Arts @ Large
  • COA Youth & Family Centers
  • GE Healthcare
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering - (MSOE)
  • PEARLS for Teen Girls
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Urban Ecology Center

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • World Language Classes ( French, Spanish )

Fine Arts

  • Art ( Ceramics / Clay Design, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Visual Arts )
  • Music ( Band, Chorus, Drum Line, Guitar, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Orchestra, Piano )
  • Performing Arts ( Gospel Choir, Show Choir )

Health & Wellness

  • Triathlon
  • Yoga
  • Zumba

Parent & Family Resources

  • Parent Resource Center

Map & Directions

School Administration

PrincipalJeffrey LaskyRegional SuperintendentDr. Jennifer SmithSchool Board MemberJilly Gokalgandhi School Board District District # D5School Board Member At-LargeMissy Zombor

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Grades9 - 12School Hours08:00 AM - 03:25 PMSchool TypeRegular Education RegionHigh SchoolTransportationProvided citywide (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

PrincipalJeffrey Lasky1615 E LOCUST STMILWAUKEE WI 53211Phone (414)906-4900TTY(888)
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