Letter from the Principal

Welcome to Riviera Hall! Founded in 1952, we aim to provide students with the academic, social, and spiritual experiences that will shape them into responsible global citizens.

The rigorous academic program allows students to stretch their thinking and leads the way for life-long learning. In addition to core subjects, our dynamic program includes art, gardening, Experium science courses, music, outdoor education and international field trips, honors classes and sports for middle school students, outreach programs and responsible use of technology.

Our talented and dedicated faculty are committed to forming positive relationships with our students and parents. As a community of faith, we believe that providing our youth with a well-rounded education is necessary to developing their hearts and their minds.

The best way to experience the uniqueness of Riviera Hall is to visit our campus. Please make an appointment to spend some time at our School by the Sea!



Kelly McCabe


Kelly McCabe Principal

Kelly McCabe
(310) 375-5528

Kelly McCabe arrived at Riviera Hall in 2015 after a twenty year career at Chadwick School, a K-12 independent coeducational day school in Palos Verdes. During her career there she served as the Assistant Director of the Village School maintaining open communication with parents K-6. In addition to her responsibilities as Assistant Director, Kelly continued her presence in the classroom, teaching elective courses including Leadership and Wellness. She also served as the Program Director of the Chadwick Prep Summer Academic Program for students in grades 1-7. Prior to her role as the Assistant Director, Kelly was a full-time classroom teacher. She has experience teaching at the elementary and middle school levels. Kelly has a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education, a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology, and holds credentials in Multiple Subject and Administrative Services. Her approach to working with students, teachers and parents is based on respect and honesty. Kelly wants students to feel safe physically and emotionally so the community can foster a joy of learning.




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