2022-2023 Board of Trustees

PRESIDENT: Harley J. Lank

TERM TRUSTEES:
Jon Michael Baker, Jr. '85
Dennis M. Baldwin
Mark D. Benjamin
James F. Carlin III '81
Julie A. Condron
James Croom
Louise Cummings '98
Andrew C. Delinsky '93
John E. Foley
Jemea G. Goso '04
Jay M. Grossman
Alison Hall
Sheila Hiatt
Scott A. Holmes
Rachel C. Hunter-Goldman '08
Susan E. Janosky
Julie Y. Lee
John Maldonado
Alison S. Monaghan
Janice Morris
Jonathan H. Paul
Heidi C. Pearlson
Roger H. Randall
Susan E. Rapple
Daniel R. Revers
Alan D. Rose, Jr. '87
Kenneth Stillwell
Peter A. Walter

LIFE TRUSTEES:
David M. Berwind
Robert E. Buonato '81
Charles C. Carswell
Robert J. Davis
Stephen R. Delinsky
Peter A. Gaines
Clinton P. Harris
Daniel A. Kraft
Harriet R. Lewis
Thomas L. Lyons
Roy S. MacDowell, Jr.
Joel B. Sherman
Edward I. Shifman, Jr. '61
Richard L. Smith
Steven J. Snider
Joan A. Vaccarino
Cai von Rumohr
Joan C. Walter
Dudley H. Willis

HONORARY TRUSTEES OF THE CORPORATION:
Joan T. Allison
Louis J. Grossman '67
Joshua M. Kraft '85
Virginia S. MacDowell
Alfred T. Spalding '62

Fast Facts 2022-2023

• Coed private day school that serves grades 6-12
• Founded in 1915
• 23 acre campus located 17 miles from Boston
• 900 feet of frontage on picturesque Nonesuch Pond
• 518 students from more than 70 Massachusetts towns
• 382 students in the Upper School and 136 students in the Middle School
• 28% of the student body are students of color
• 6:1 student/teacher ratio
• Average class size of 12 students
• 38 honors and AP courses offered
• $57,950 annual tuition
• 29% of students received more than $6.7 million in tuition assistance in FY2022 
• $36 million endowment (as of June 30, 2021)

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  • INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

    • Conservatory Program
    • The Center for Community and Civic Engagement
    • Sages and Seekers
    • Rivers Givers
    • Summer Travel Programs
    • MEDscience
    • Science Internships
    • French Exchange
  • FACILITIES AT A GLANCE

    Six academic buildings with 59 classroom, lab and studio teaching spaces
    • Campus center with dining facilities and space for large community gatherings 

    Center for Science and Visual Arts 
    • Six science labs/classrooms
    • Five spacious art studios
    • Six interdisciplinary classrooms
    • Engineering studio, robotics lab, and rapid prototyping studio

    Athletics
    • Three artificial turf athletic fields and one natural grass field
    • Two indoor basketball courts
    • Ice rink that converts to indoor artificial turf practice field in offseason
    • Six tennis courts
    • Weight room

    The Arts 
    In addition to a Blackbox theater, Rivers students have access to the resources of the Rivers School Conservatory, whose facilities include 25 teaching and practice rooms as well as:
    • 200-seat recital hall
    • Orchestra room
    • Chorus room
    • Jazz ensemble room
    • Percussion studio
    • Music library
    • Recording studio
  • ANNUAL GIVING & ENDOWMENT AT A GLANCE

    • Over $3.1 million was donated to the Rivers Annual Fund in FY2022
    • Total giving in FY2022 was just over $5 million  
    • 93% of parents, 37% of alumni, and 83% of faculty gave to the Annual Fund in FY22
    • $36 million endowment (as of June 30, 2021)
    • In June 2021, the school closed on its most successful fundraising campaign to date, raising a record-breaking $67 million.
  • STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 2021-2022 AT A GLANCE

    • 166 students took 329 Advanced Placement (AP) tests
    • 81% of students who took AP tests earned a score of 3 or higher
    • Six students were named National Merit Commended Scholars; one was a Semifinalist
    • Students won 21 awards in the Massachusetts Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition—five Gold Keys, eight Silver Keys, and eight honorable mentions
    • For the 2021-2022 school year, Rivers student-athletes were named All-ISL 35 times and earned 29 All-NEPSAC selections. Two were named ISL Players of the Year, two earned NEPSAC Tournament MVP, two were named Globe All-Scholastic, and one earned ISL Defensive Most Valuable Player.