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Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin University

Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin University
Reggio Emilia
Grades PK3 to 5
29 Willowbrook Rd
East Hartford, CT 06118
Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin College

School Overview

Riverside Magnet School is an elementary magnet school serving scholars from Prekindergarten through Grade 5 with a pathway opportunity from PK3 to Goodwin University. The Reggio Emilia approach is at the heart of the culture of learning at Riverside Magnet School. RMS offers our diverse scholars hands-on, project-based learning opportunities that are focused on building content knowledge, as well as literacy, numeracy, and social emotional skills, while empowering scholars to lead their learning. Nature and open spaces complement state-of-the -art learning technology to engage students through all five senses and provide endless opportunities to express themselves.

School Report Card – the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) has prepared this report, which includes information about student enrollment, student achievement, student and teacher diversity, and much more.


Fantastic Facts

  • Connecticut School of Distinction, NAEYC accredited full-day preschool 
  • Low adult-to-student ratios, state-of-the-art technology, fully certified teachers at all grade levels 
  • Reggio Emilia Approach: Student voice and choice in all subjects and individualized learning derived from a student’s interest, encouraging multiple forms of expression. 
  • PE, art, and music for all students, Spanish and orchestra for upper grades 
  • Family and community at the heart of learning 
  • Fee-based afterschool and summer enrichment programs available


Documents & Flyers

RSCO 2021-22 Family Guide

Check out the new RSCO Family Guide to School Choice in the Greater Harford Region for grades Pre-K to 12.

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