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A high quality education is one of the most important things that we can provide a child. Exposure to a variety of topics, people, and adventures all contribute to a fulfilling school experience. This web site is a terrific way to access the information you need about our school, as well as serving as an educational resource. Whether you are currently enrolled or just curious about what we have to offer, you are sure to find a wealth of helpful information.

Please complete the above form if you would like to receive an email with weekly announcements from RHS. 

Attendance Appeal
Click on the link below for the latest Attendance Appeal Form

Hard copies of this form are available in the main office.

Friday, May 4th - Regular School day.
Sports Updates

Wednesday, April 25th 
Varsity Softball v Washington has been Cancelled

Thursday, April 26th - JV Baseball v Southwest Edgecombe - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - Jimmy Brown's Number Retiring Ceremony
7:00 pm - Varsity Baseball & Varsity Softball v Southside

Upcoming and Important

Friday, April 27th - Attendance Appeal Deadline

Saturday, April 28th  - RHS Prom - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm 

Grand March - 8:00 - MCA 
Cost $5.00
Tuesday, May 1st - Decision Day - See Ms. Johnston for details

Saturday, May 5th - SAT given at RHS

Tuesday, May 8th, Wednesday, May 9th & Friday, May 11th - Cheerleading Tryouts

Thursday, May 17th - Academic Awards Ceremony - MCA - Time - 6:30 pm

Wednesday, May 16th - Sports Physicals - See Mr. Woolard for details

Friday, May 18th -  Basketball Camp - 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm - RHS Gym
 See Coach Ben James for Details

Saturday, May 19th -  Basketball Camp - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - RHS Gym 
 See Coach Ben James for Details

Monday, May 21st - Red Cross Blood Drive - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monday, May 21st - Junior Parent Night - See Ms. Johnston for details

Monday, May 21st - Red Cross Blood Drive - MCA - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, May 22nd - Spring Band Concert  - MCA - Time - TBD

Tuesday, May 29th - Spring Sports Award Ceremony - MCA - Time - TBD

Saturday, June 9th Graduation - MCA - Time TBD

Monday, June 18th - Friday, June 22nd - Drivers Education - MCA - Time - TBD

Be sure to visit the Riverside High School Facebook page - Listed as - Riverside High School - Martin County, NC

Visit the Calendar and Announcements link to find out what else is happening at Riverside High School

Follett Shelf is where ebooks are located that can be read from the Internet. To access Follet Shelf, click on the link above and enter your student number for the Username and Password.
To find out how many AR points a book has go to www.arbookfind.com


RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL strives to prepare our students with the necessary skills to become productive citizens and life long learners, with the knowledge that our actions can make an impact in our world.


nity (students, teachers, staff, administrators working together)

nowledge (Curriculum, critical thinking and problem solving)

etworking (presentation, communication, collaboration)

nvolvement (home, school, community)

rowth (academic, artistic, athletic, social)

onor (pride in work and character)

echnology (21st century skills)

E nvironment (safe, orderly, caring)

iversity (academic, cultural, social and global)


All students are challenged to meet their academic potential.

Every Knight ready for their future!

Martin County Schools Mission, Vision, and Goals

Mission Statement

Working together, Martin County Schools will, in a safe and nurturing environment, provide learning experiences for tomorrow’s leaders by:

    • educating the whole child,

    • engaging all learners, and,

    • developing problem solvers

who will be successful in college, career, and life.

Vision Statement

Martin County Schools is a positive and supportive learning environment that prepares students to be successful citizens for an ever-changing society.

System-Wide Goals & Objectives

Goal 1:  Every student in the Martin County School System graduates from high school prepared for work, further education, and citizenship.

1.1   Increase the four-year cohort graduation rate.

1.2   Graduate students prepared for post-secondary education.

1.3   Graduate career-technical students who are career-ready.

1.4   Increase the number of 3rd graders that meet Read to Achieve standards.

1.5   Improve performance on EOG, EOC, ACT, and ACT WorkKeys assessments.

1.6   Increase the number of students that graduate with post-secondary credit.

Goal 2:  Every student has a personalized education.

2.1   Increase participation in district-approved online courses.

2.2   Increase the number of minority students enrolled in rigorous STEM classes.

2.3   Increase the number of students completing a career-technical pathway.

2.4   Improve access to resources to assist struggling students.

2.5   Accelerated and AIG students will have opportunities to take challenging, rigorous courses and participate in a variety of enrichment experiences.

Goal 3:  Every student, every day has excellent teachers.

3.1   Improve the correlation between teacher evaluation and student performance.

3.2   Increase the percentage of administrators that led their school to either meet or exceed growth.

3.3   Increase the percentage of effective or highly effective teachers in all schools.

3.4   Increase the percentage of schools meeting or exceeding growth.

Goal 4:  Martin County Schools utilizes up-to-date financial, business, and technology systems to serve its students and educators.

4.1   All schools will have sufficient wireless coverage to support 1:1 computing initiatives.

4.2   Use Google Tools and Homebase/Powerschool as essential resources for instructional delivery, online test administration, and communications tool with parents and students.  

4.3   Use funds and resources in accordance with federal and state statutes and state board policy.

4.4   Martin County Schools will implement computerized financial and business systems to reduce paperwork, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.

Goal 5:  Every student is healthy, safe, and responsible.

5.1   Each school will create and maintain a safe and respectful environment.

5.2   The district will promote healthy, active lifestyles for students.

5.3   Decrease the number of students who are chronically absent from school.

5.4   Decrease the number of students suspended for 10 or fewer days.

5.5   Decrease the incidences of violence and crime in schools.

(For additional information regarding these goals and objectives, see the Martin County Board of Education Strategic Plan.)

Riverside High School

Jim Guard, Principal

Address: 1260 Godwin Road, Williamston, NC 27892

School phone: (252) 792-7881

Link to Google Map of School Location