What to expect...

Admission process

Riverside Christian School is a PreK through 12th grade school located in East Grand Forks, MN

Thank you for your interest in Riverside!  The first step in the admission process is to complete the application packet. And because we love to know our families and are excited to meet our new students, we would like to give you the opportunity to tour our school and meet our principal and teachers. The tour will show you the amazing aspects of Riverside and all we have to offer you and your child. We look forward to meeting you soon!


Application Packet

Apply online here for Prek-12th grade



Meet our Principals and tour Riverside’s campus. 


Enrollment Packet

Upon completion of your application, an email will be sent with a link to our FACTS information system to finalize the enrollment process. You must finalize the enrollment process through FACTS in order to reserve a seat in a class for your child/children, or have your child/children added to a class waiting list.

Variable tuition Application

Should your family’s total K-12 tuition costs exceed 10% of your families adjusted gross income, consider applying for Variable Tuition. Please note, we do not give Variable Tuition for Pre-K. The Variable Tuition Application must be completed by May 1st for current families, or within 1 week of finalizing your enrollment process through FACTS for new families if enrolling after May 1st.

Important Enrollment Dates

We are still enrolling for the current school year. However, classes are growing fast. Please contact our school office to check availability for your child’s grade.
"What this school does for the students lasts a lifetime. It has been the best thing we could ever do for our children."

~RCS Parent


Application Packet

Our online application packet is easy to fill out.

Apply online using FACTS, a safe, secure, and easy online system,  to begin the admission process. 


-Documentation needed for each student:

-Current Immunization Form

-Birth Certificate

-Completed Physical Examination Form

Schedule a Tour

Find Out Why RCS is a Good Choice for Your Child.

We would like to give you a tour of the school – anytime.

This is a great time for you and your child to ask any questions to our principal and staff, as well as learn all the amazing aspects of our school.  

To schedule a tour, please contact the school at 218-773-1770 or office@rcsrams.org

Science Laboratory

Enrollment Packet

The Final Step!

The final step of our admission process is the completion of the enrollment packet through our secure online FACTS Student Information System. A $125 nonrefundable enrollment fee is required for each child to secure a spot in their class.  Upon completion of enrollment, an email will be sent to notify you of class placement. 

Variable Tuition

Our variable tuition program allows families with children in Kindergarten through 12th grade to apply for reduced tuition that fits their families’ financial situation. allowing for affordable Christian education to many qualified students who could not otherwise join our school community.

We use FAST, a secure and confidential online service, to process variable tuition applications. 

Open Enrollment starts in February

Get a head start on enrollment, start the process now.

Cindy Waind


Cindy Waind has served has the principal of Riverside Christian School for the past 5 years.  She leads our team with 15 years of prior teaching experience as a 1st grade teacher.  Her love of Jesus shines through as an effective and admired leader by the faculty and staff of the school.  

Her daily morning routine is to walk the halls of Riverside to pray for each and every student and teacher.  

The school is blessed to have a caring, compassionate, and faithful principal like Cindy Waind.