Welcome Riverside Families!

Welcome to our PTA website! With this site you will be able to join our PTA by paying your dues online, view the school calendar, sign up for weekly communications, shop for spirit gear, complete your directory information (and choose what information you want to share), access the mobile app, and sign up for volunteer opportunities all in one place! Our website is constantly updated with the most current information so please check back often.

It's Spirit Day at whole foods!

Whole foods 

Simply shop at our local store (on Coldwater)! Whole foods will be donating 5% of all sales back to our school! This store has "Just Walk Out" technology and it is so cool! You have to check it out! 


It's teacher and staff appreciation week!

TAW May 2- May 6 

We are so thankful to all of our teachers and school staff! Let's show them how much we appreciate everything they do this week!


PTA meeting Thursday at 8:15 a.m. in the auditorium

our 8th Annual Science Fair and family start night was awesome!

Science Fair 

Thank you all for coming! Please send us your pictures to rdcspta@gmail.com


thank you all so much for participating in raise craze!



You guys really ROCK! Our students completed over 850 Acts of Kindness and raised $18,985 throughout the course of our fundraiser! 


Here are just some of the ways we brightened people's days:

  • Wrote thank you notes to our teachers, first responders, and healthcare workers
  • Completed extra chores to help our families
  • Left water and snacks by the front door for our families
  • Picked up litter in our community
  • And so much more!  

Thank you all for your generous support of our students, our school, and our community! 


we are riverside!


Do you know what makes Riverside awesome?? Check out all of the amazing things Riverside Drive Charter School has to offer. Thank you so much to everyone who made this video possible!
Special thanks to: Alex Gradet, Rich Marchewka, Mike Adler, Lara Larkin, Julia Olsson, Paula Rhodes, Principal Richardson, and all of our amazing teachers, staff, and students! 


New year, new gear!

New Sprit Store

Did you know that Fridays are Spirit Days?? 

Haven't had a chance to get your Riverside swag yet?? No sweat!

Our online store is open 24/7

Every purchase helps support our EnrichLA gardening program!


In addition to our incredible Campus Store (which has our classic blue logo tees and our NEW hats), we have also teamed up with 1st Place Spiritwear to offer you even more incredible designs! Check out all of the new ways to show your riverside pride! We can't wait to see you all paint the town in Riverside Blue!


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It's not too late! Join now or renew by clicking the icon below! Your $12 membership fee immediately helps our students and gives you a vote at our PTA meetings. All members of the community can join (even your students).  The more involvement we have, the more all students will benefit!


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What We Do

Riverside Drive Charter School is a STArt (Science, Technology, and Art) Charter and a School for Advanced Studies (SAS). Our school depends on PTA fundraising to provide supplemental enriching education opportunities for our students. Our PTA strives to enhance the educational experience of all students and build a supportive community at RDCS. We are the sole provider of the Theatre Arts Program, our School Gardening Program, our PE program, and the Science Booster. The PTA also coordinates community building activities, fundraising events, and other programs to make our school exceptional. Join today and help our entire community!

About Riverside Drive Charter School

  • Mrs. Richardson

    Our Principal Nicole Richardson and Our School Mascot Rocky 


    Riverside Drive Charter School's mission is to help our diverse student population cultivate the curiosity and skills to be life long learners. Our STArt (Science, Technology, and Art) curriculum provides hands-on, interdisciplinary learning that is the key to developing the critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication proficiencies that are important in the 21st Century. We are committed to creating and maintaining a thriving community of educators, staff, parents, and community partners who work together to prepare students for the challenges of college and careers.  



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    Annual Giving Campaign


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    Every little bit helps!

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 Sugar Babies Bake Shop

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Contact us at rdcspta@gmail.com  to be a sponsor today.