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The Riverside School, Ahmedabad

  • 63 reviews

  • GradesNursery - XII
  • CurriculumCAIE
  • TypePrivate School
  • Gender - BoardingCoed - Day School
The Riverside School

School is up to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and affiliated to Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from Nursery to XII. It is an English Medium school.

About School

Know about The Riverside School, Ahmedabad: Board & Curriculum, Admission Procedure, Fees & Fee Structure, Contact Details, Facilities and Ranking, Rating and Reviews.

The Riverside School Ahmedabad, is a Senior Secondary School (XI-XII), affiliated to Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from Nursery to XII. It is an English Medium school. The school is located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The Riverside School was established in 2001. It is a Private School .

Basic facts about The Riverside School:
Year Established
School Type
Private School
Day School
Class Nursery - Class XII
Student / Teacher Ratio
Admission Period


  • Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE)

School Level

Pre Primary School (Pre School) - Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)

The Riverside School is a Coed Day School, which serves the educational needs of hundreds of students from Nursery through XII. The classes in The Riverside School for every academic year begins in April.

The Riverside School Ahmedabad was founded by Kiran Bir Sethi in year 2001. The School give admission to only 26 students per class. Kiran Sethi received the Excellence In Instructional Leadership award at NDTV's Education Awards in New Delhi. Riverside School Ahmedabad maintain a ratio of 1 teacher for every 12 students.

Riverside School Ahmedabad is one of the Top 5 International Schools in India in Day Schools Category. Explore India Top Schools list.

School Awards and Recognitions


  • NDTV Education Award – Excellence In Instructional Leadership award was given to Kiran Sethi of The Riverside School, Ahmedabad.

The Riverside School, Ahmedabad is one of the best Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) schools in Ahmedabad and ranks among the top schools in Ahmedabad. Here, the dedicated and professional teachers ensure that the children get the maximum out of their education in this Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) school in Ahmedabad. The school has given exceptional results in the academic sphere and its students have excelled in extra co-curricular activities too.

Checkout everything about The Riverside School, Ahmedabad Gujarat. The best gift you can give to your child is a right school for his/her academic, co-curricular and overall development. Read about The Riverside School Admission Procedure & Policy, Important Dates for Admission, The Riverside School Fee Structure, School Curriculum & affiliation, medium of instruction, level, Extracurricular Activities, Facilities, Alumni, Faculty, Contact Details and other important information. You can also explore list of best schools in Ahmedabad.

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Address & Contact Information

School Address

307, Off Airport Road, Behind C.S.D. Depot, Cantonment, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380004

School Chairman & Principal

  • Principal: Kiran Bir Sethi</br> Founder and Director

School Contact Person

Phone Number

079 2286 1323

Email Address

Parul Patel : parul@schoolriverside.com <br /> Nilufer Siganporia : nilu@schoolriverside.com

School Website


Admission Details

Academic Year

Admission Period

The School has students enrolled from Nursery to XII. Find below the admission schedule, procedure, contact details, documents required and instructions for parents for The Riverside School, Ahmedabad admission.

In this section, we will answer the common questions like What is the admission process like and what are the key dates? Is there any admission test? Will School also hold an interview or an interaction? What is the age criterion for admission to The Riverside School Ahmedabad for the upcoming academic year?

Schools takes admission in all classes where seat is available.

Admission to PRE – K

No test is conducted for entrance into Pre-K. For the academic year 2018-2019, the child has to be born between 1st October, 2014 and 31st May, 2015.

Admission to Key Stage 1 (K1 to Grade 2)

No test is conducted for entrance into K1. For admission into Grades K2, 1 and 2, students have to appear for a language comprehension and Math exercise.

Admission to Key Stage 2 (Grade 3 to 7)

Students seeking admission into Grade 3 to Grade 7 have to take a Written test in languages (English and Hindi), Math and Science.

Admission to Key Stage 3 (Grade 8 to Grade 12)

Schools take admission only in Grade 8, 9 and 11. Students have to take appear for a written test for admission to these classes.

Admission Schedule – Important Dates

Refer to below table for admission schedule for The Riverside School, Ahmedabad Admission 2017 – 18

  Admission to 2017-18 academic session
Pre-K Admission Admission closed for 2017-18
 Key Stage 1  No vacancy for academic year 2017-18
Key Stage 2  No vacancy for academic year 2017-18
Key Stage 3 Seats are available in Grade-8, 9 & 11 for academic year 2017-18. Students or Parents can submit forms in school office between 10:30 am to 12:30 pm from 29th May 2017 .

The application fee is Rs. 1000 for admission form.

Admission Procedure Documents required

Fees Details

The Riverside School Fees: Fee Structure & Details

Refer below for The Riverside School Ahmedabad fee structure and current fees.

You can also call the school's Admission Counsellors for more details.

The Riverside school fees include cost of all school books, stationery, art material and school trips in the city.

Please note Fees once paid will not be refunded. For Key Stage 3, excursions are not covered in the fees.

The Riverside School Ahmedabad offers the Bir Fellowship to offset part of the fees in special cases to provide financial assistance. To apply for the financial assistance, Parents have to fill up the form and comply with all the factors for assistance.

Infrastructure & Facilities

The The Riverside School campus is spread over acres of land in area of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The School is a K-12 Day School. The School's infrastructure includes but is not limited to:

Sports Facilities(5/42)

  • Aerobics
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Covered Play Area
  • Cricket
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnasium
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Horse Riding
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Karate
  • Kho Kho
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Netball
  • Play Area
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Skating
  • Soccer
  • Splash Pool
  • Sand Pit
  • Sailing
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwando
  • Tennis
  • Throwball
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga
  • Lacrosse

Education Facilities(1/6)

  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Student Exchange Programs
  • Test Center

Classroom Facilities(0/5)

  • AC Classrooms
  • AV Classrooms
  • Lockers
  • Air Purifiers
  • Air Filter AC Classrooms

Visual and Performing Arts Facilities(0/4)

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Dramatics
  • Music

Laboratories Facilities(1/6)

  • Laboratories
  • Language Labs
  • Maths Labs
  • Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
  • Computer Labs
  • Robotics Labs

Transport Facilities(1/2)

  • Transport Facility
  • AC Buses

Boarding Facilities(0/2)

  • Hostel
  • AC Hostels

Accessibility Facilities(0/4)

  • Accessible Parking
  • Ramped or Level Entrances
  • Accessible Washrooms
  • Braille and Large Print Room Numbers

Digital Facilities(0/4)

  • AV Facilities
  • Interactive Boards
  • School App
  • Wi-Fi

Food and Catering Facilities(0/3)

  • Canteen
  • Meal Served
  • Kitchen & Dining Hall

Safety and Security Facilities(0/11)

  • CCTV
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Security Guards
  • Boundary Wall
  • Fenced Boundary Wall
  • Speedometer In Bus
  • GPS In Bus
  • CCTV In Bus
  • Fire Extinguisher In Bus
  • School Bus Tracking App

Medical Facility Facilities(1/7)

  • Medical Facility
  • Medical Room or Clinic
  • Resident Doctor
  • Medical Staff
  • Isolation Room
  • ICU
  • Dedicated Ambulance

Other Infra Facilities(2/7)

  • Kids Play Area
  • Activity Center
  • Toy Room
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Day Care
  • Lego Room

Extra-Curricular Activities

School Clubs and Societies

The School has organisations/Clubs/Societies that organize various activities to develop the skills and extract the best out of every child. These scholastic and co scholastic clubs are a great way to explore the interest of any student or even develop new ones.

Academic Programs

School Timings and Vacations

What are the school timings?

The school works in Shift 1 (Morning).

The School timings are:

Grade 8 - Grade 12</br> <ul><li>9:30am-4:30pm (Monday to Thursday)</li><li> 9:30am-3:00pm (Friday)</li></ul> K1 to Grade 2 <ul><li> 8:00am-3:00pm (Monday to Wednesday)</li><li> 8:00am-1:00pm (Thursday and Friday)</li></ul>
Language of Instruction
  • English
What is the typical school vacation schedule?
The School holidays are from
School Senior Secondary Streams
    School Level & Classes

    Which grades will you have in the new session?

    The Riverside School is a Pre Primary School (Pre School) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) for both boys and girls and has following grades/levels

    Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
    Secondary School (IX-X)
    Middle School (VI-VIII)
    Primary School (I-V)
    Pre Primary School (Pre School)

    Academics Programme and Curriculum Structure

    The Academic session at The Riverside School starts from April. The School provides education to students from Nursery to XII.

    The Riverside School is a Coed English medium Day School which offers the International curriculum CAIE, from Nursery to XII.


    The Riverside School is authorised to offer the following

    CAIE CIE Cambridge International Board
    Cambridge Assessment International Education CAIE (CIE)

    Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) previouly Cambridge CIE is part of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge CAIE offers education for learners aged 5 to 19 years. Cambridge CAIE has 4 stages of education - Cambridge Primary for 5 to 11 years, Cambridge Secondary 1 for 11 to 14 year, Cambridge Secondary 2 (IGCSE) for 14 to 16 year and Cambridge Advanced (AS & A level) for 16 to 19 years.

    The Riverside School is affiliated to Cambridge CAIE (CIE) since with CAIE affiliation number .

    The Schools offers following Cambridge programs

    • IGCSE Level
    • Cambridge Advanced AS Level
    • Cambridge Advanced A Level

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    Curriculum offered in The Riverside School by Class

    In this section, we will answer What board of education does The Riverside School intend to follow over the years?

    Level - Class/Grade
    Pre Primary School (Pre School)
      Primary School (I-V)
        Middle School (VI-VIII)
          Secondary School (IX-X)
          • The Riverside School follows Cambridge IGCSE Curriculum in Secondary level classes, Class 9 and Class 10. International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a two-year curriculum with wide range of subjects available to choose from. Know more about IGCSE.
          Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
          • Cambridge Advanced A Level program is highly recognised program. The Riverside School offers Cambridge A & AS Level in Senior secondary classes, class XI & XII.

          Riverside School Ahmedabad offers the Cambridge CIE board from Class 10 (Grade 10 onwards). It follows CIE IGCSE examinations for Grade 10 and the CIE A and AS levels for Grade 11 & 12. For all other classes the school follows its own curriculum called the Riverside Well-Being Curriculum.

          Subjects offered at IGCSE Level (Grade 10)

          Explore IGCSE Past Paper, IGCSE Syllabus and IGCSE Sample Papers.

          Subject Code Subject Name
          0400  Art and Design
          0450 Business Studies
          0455 Economics
          0457 Global Perspectives
          0486 Literature in English
          0500 English First Language
          0549 Hindi Second Language
          0580 Mathematics

          Subjects offered at AS (Grade 11) / A Level (Grade 12)

          Subject Code Subject Name
          8693 English Language
          9609 Business Studies
          9698 Psychology
          9700 Biology
          9701 Chemistry
          9702 Physics
          9704 Art & Design
          9706 Accounting
          9708 Economics
          9709 Mathematics

          Other Details

          School Staff Details

          Designation Total No.
          Vice-Principal/Head Master  
          Health Wellness Teacher  

          School Rating & Reviews

          4.4out of 5

          based on 63 ratings

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          Mahek BajajReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on January 28, 2019 11:27 AM
          This school has given me the confidence and has enabled me like no other school could have..This school and Kiran ma'am has changed the way now i perceive everything..although i am no longer a part of this incredible,wonderful school, I have my deepest love for this school..This is the best, awesome...more
          Ahmedabad HomeReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on December 29, 2018 12:15 AM
          This is one of the school of AHMEDABAD Which doesn't contain textbook types education students have no idea of knowledge of particular subjects paper are very easy so students can pass easily through each and every subjects but after that no future in India. And school is running due to high rating fees structures and students must have to ready to go other countries.
          Jignesh ParmarReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on September 19, 2018 10:34 AM
          One of superb school in Ahmedabad
          Prakash KothariReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on July 22, 2018 3:44 PM
          Best school for cie board study. The only one with this kind of studies in the town. I would rather add that any kind of education system be there but the faculties this school is having is beyond expectation in Ahmedabad. There can be no better school than this for my daughter and pretty safe to as it is into the cantonment area(army area)
          Anand BhandariReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on May 15, 2018 2:13 PM
          Today First time I visited riverside..the atmosphere is amazing.. I cm for admission inquiries about senior KG... nt get admission this time bt now my dream that my son go there n leave a new life.. thank you mam

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          Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

          The Riverside School is affiliated to which board?

          The Riverside School, Ahmedabad is affiliated to the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE).

          What is the process of getting admission into The Riverside School, Ahmedabad?

          The The Riverside School, Ahmedabad has students enrolled from Nursery to XII. Refer to Admission Section for information on admission process, schedule and key dates.

          What are the school timings?

          The The Riverside School works in Shift 1 (Morning). The School timings are: Grade 8 - Grade 12</br> <ul><li>9:30am-4:30pm (Monday to Thursday)</li><li> 9:30am-3:00pm (Friday)</li></ul> K1 to Grade 2 <ul><li> 8:00am-3:00pm (Monday to Wednesday)</li><li> 8:00am-1:00pm (Thursday and Friday)</li></ul>

          Is this school a co-educational school?

          Yes The The Riverside School, Ahmedabad is a Coed school.

          What is the curriculum offered at The Riverside School, Ahmedabad?

          The Riverside School, Ahmedabad offers the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) at various levels of education.

          Is this school good? What is the rating of this school?

          The The Riverside School is rated 4.4 out of 5 based on 63 reviews on SchoolMyKids.com, largest school reviews and rating platform.

          Does The Riverside School offer Hostel facility to students?

          No, The school does not have any boarding/hostel facilities to students. The School is Day School.