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Our Mission

The Mission of Riverside Christian School is to provide a high-quality, Christ-centered education to every child that enrolls. Riverside Christian School is founded on the principle that the education of our children is a mandate God gave to parents and not the government. Learn more…


In Our 8th Year!

Riverside Christian School is in its 8th year of operation in Gilchrist County. Formerly known as Suwannee Valley Christian Academy, Riverside is owned and operated by Countryside Baptist Church of Gainesville, Florida.



We are accredited by the Florida Council of Private Schools and the National Association of Christian Education (NACE). Riverside is accountable to the membership of Countryside Baptist Church and must also meet certain standards as prescribed by Accelerated Christian Education International.  We also meet or exceed the Florida Department of Education Standards. Learn more…

Visit Us in Person

Our office is open  for business during the school year from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. During the summer, we have abbreviated hours and are usually available from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. It is best to call us for an appointment, especially when visiting during the summer: (352) 463-1569.

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