Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long has Riviera Hall Lutheran School been operating?
A: The school opened in 1952. Lutheran schools have been offering excellence in Christian education in the United States since 1847.
Q: Do you have to be a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church to attend the school?
A: No, you do not have to be a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church; however, worship attendance is encouraged either at Resurrection Lutheran or your own church.
Q: What grade levels are offered at Riviera Hall Lutheran School?
A: Riviera Hall Lutheran Preschool offers a 3 year old class and a Pre-K class for children who turn 4 by September 1st. Riviera Hall Lutheran School offers transitional kindergarten through grade 8. Children must be three years old and potty trained to enter preschool and five years old by August 31 to enter kindergarten.
Q: What hours is your school in session?
A: Students in grades 4-8 begin each day at 8:15 a.m. Those in TK - 3rd begin at 8:40 a.m. All students are dismissed at 3:05 p.m.
Q: Is Riviera Hall Lutheran School accredited?
A: RHLS is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Q: Does your school offer computer education and/or foreign language?
A: Computer education is part of the weekly curriculum at RHLS for all students, TK-8, and we offer Spanish to all TK-8 students each week, too.
Q: How many students are in a class?
A: Our normal class size average is 24 students per class, K-8. A teacher assistant is available for all teachers.
Q: Are field trips offered?
A: Appropriate field trips are offered for all students at various grade levels. Students in Grades 4-8 participate in multi-day trips; one per year.
Q: Is there a dress code?
A: Yes, RHLS has a written dress code; all students are expected to follow the dress code with parental support. Uniforms are worn most school days.
Q: Do you have parent-teacher conferences?
A: Formal parent-teacher conferences are held at the end of the first quarter of the school year; additional conferences are scheduled as needed.
Q: Do you have after-school sports or other extra curricular activities?
A: After school sports are offered to students in Grades 6-8. There are also a wide variety of other curricular activities including MakerSpace, choir, coding, violin and art. Some classes are offered at an additional cost to the family.
Q: Do you have a hot lunch program?
A: Hot lunches are available on a daily and optional basis; we outsource to a company, Choice Lunch.
Q: Does Riviera Hall Lutheran School offer before and after school care?
A: RHLS offers before school care starting at 7:30am on school days, and after school care is from 3:05-5:30pm. Contact the school office for information and fees.
Q: What are your enrollment procedures?
A: Parents desiring to enroll their child are requested to make an appointment with the Principal. The purpose of this meeting is to get to know each other and to acquaint new parents with the purpose and goals of our school, and we can answer any additional questions in regard to the school or its program. The Principal will assist the family with the enrollment process.