School Profile

  • School Profile

    • Accredited by Cognia
    • Madison County Board of Education, District 2, Angie Bates
    • 500+ students
    • 30+ certified employees
    • 1 Principal
    • 1 Assistant Principal
    • 1 Library-Media Specialist
    • 1 Guidance Counselor
    • 2 Instructional Coaches - Reading & Math
    • 6 National Board Certified Teachers- Sharon Freeman, Mary Hovik, Valerie Owen, Sarah Posey, Casey Scheppler, Allison Schwartz
    • 20+ support employees

    Awards and Recognition

    • Alabama Wildlife Federation's Outdoor Classroom (2021)
    • Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School of Excellence (2018)
    • CLAS School of Distinction (2017)
    • CLAS Banner School (2017) (Only 8 schools in AL received this award)
    • Alabama Bicentennial School (2018) and Grant Recipient
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Every Healthy Kid Two-time Grant Recipient
    • Project Lead the Way School/Grant Recipient

    Programs and Initiatives

    Our teachers implement high-quality reading instruction based on the Science of Reading and specialized training they have received through the following professional learning opportunities:

    • Phonics First Reading and Spelling System, an IMSLEC Accredited MSL program
    • Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Instruction
    • LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) accredited by the International Dyslexia Association
    • Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Curriculum
    • Alabama Reading Initiative Strategic Teaching and Engagement Strategies

    For Math and Science instruction, learning opportunities are focused on helping children explore real-world situations through the use of:   

    • The Ongoing Assessment Project for Mathematical Formative Assessment (OGAP)
    • Alabama Math Science and Technology Initiative (AMSTI)
    • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) 

About Riverton Elementary

  • School Colors:  Red and White

    Mascot: Wolf Cubs