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Schools Overview in Riverside and Avondale, Jacksonville, FL

This guide offers a handful of schools in the neighborhoods of Riverside and Avondale, both public and private. Check this guide and discover what these neighborhoods offer.

Fishweir Elementary School (PK-5)

Jacksonville's Fishweir Elementary School (public) serves 420 students in grades PK-5. It is magnet. The school has a 9/10 GreatSchools rating.

Fishweir Elementary School's mission is to offer children a nurturing environment with a child-centered curriculum, taking individual needs into consideration. The school's academic and arts curriculum encourages and educates students to grow both academically and creatively.

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Robert E. Lee High School (9-12)

Robert E. Lee Senior High School is a four-year secondary institution in Jacksonville, Florida. Lee is part of the Duval County magnet school program. Eligible students at Lee can earn concurrent credit through the Jacksonville Early College High School program. They receive high school credits from Lee and college credit from Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) for the same courses.

Lee students can also specialize in courses through the Engineering Academy or the Math and Science Magnet Program. In addition, there is a Liberal Arts curriculum. The Early College, Engineering, Math and Science, plus Liberal Arts courses of study are known as Lee's four learning communities.

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West Riverside Elementary (PK-5)

Jacksonville's West Riverside Elementary School (public) serves 342 students in grades PK-5.

West Riverside Elementary School's mission is to provide students of all backgrounds with the opportunity to develop their intellectual and social abilities, and become contributing members of the community. The school offers a comprehensive academic curriculum based on the Duval County Public Schools standards and the Florida State Standards.

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St Paul's Catholic School (PK-8)

Jacksonville's Saint Paul Catholic School (private) serves 8 students in grades PK-8. It is coed, religious and nonprofit.

St. Paul's offers students a curriculum that is developed by the Diocese of St. Augustine. In addition to the core subjects that include religion, students also have classes in foreign language, computers, physical education, music and art.

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Central Riverside Elementary School (PK-5)

Jacksonville's Central Riverside Elementary School (public) serves 343 students in grades PK-5. It is magnet. The school has a 7/10 GreatSchools rating.

Central Riverside Elementary School has highly improved over the last several years and its academic program is now offering a strong, comprehensive curriculum. The school's focus is to provide the right environment and individual attention to students and help them achieve their true potential.

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Riverside Presbyterian Day School (PK-6)

Jacksonville's Riverside Presbyterian Day School (private) serves 52 students in grades PK-6. It is coed, religious and Presbyterian affiliated.

Riverside Presbyterian Day School offers a comprehensive curriculum built around a challenging academic program, which includes subject matter in the academic areas, the arts, physical education, guidance, Bible instruction, and technology.

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Schools Overview in Riverside and Avondale, Jacksonville, FL