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Riverside Christian School offers two accredited diploma tracks through NorthStar Academy

Standard Diploma

For an education with success to continue on in trade schools, the Military, students who do not need the science, math and foreign language for a 4-year college. Students do have the ability to take electives in any area offered.

  • English 4 credits
  • Social Studies 3.5 credits
  • Math 3 credits
  • Economics 0.5 credit
  • Bible 3 credits
  • Science 3 credits
  • P.E./Health 1 credit
  • Fine Arts 0.5 creidt
  • Life Preparation 1 credit
  • Electives (minimum) 4 credits
  • Public Speaking 0.5 credit

Advanced Diploma

An education with the framework to continue on to a 4-year college. They experience the higher level math, science, and foreign language courses. Students who know they are college bound will be set up for success with the Advanced Diploma option. 

  • English 4 credits
  • Social Studies 3.5 credits
  • Math 4 credits
  • Economics 0.5 credit
  • Bible 3 credits
  • Science 4 credits
  • P.E./Health 1 credit
  • Fine Arts 0.5 creidt
  • Life Preparation 1 credit
  • Electives (minimum) 2 credits
  • Public Speaking 0.5 credit
  • Foreign Language 2 credits

Additional requirements for all students:

  • A minimum of six credits earned for the diploma must be taken through RCHS.
  • Up to 25% of the total credits as Post-Secondary Education Opportunity counts towards graduation requirements
  • Bible classes may be pro-rated for transfer students.
  • Diplomas will be released to the student/higher education facility once the account is paid in full

To Graduate with Honors:

Honors will be awarded to the Students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.7 at the end of semester one of their senior year. These students will be recognized by a gold honor cord at graduation

Cindy Waind

Principal

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.