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Mission Statement
The Independent Scholar Program (ISP) is a program aligned with our state alternative education laws that offers an opportunity for partnership with families whom have chosen to educate their children at home.

The professionals in the ISP are committed to providing guidance in achieving individualized grade level expectation for every student enrolled in the program. The program will provide families regular collaboration with highly qualified teachers, professional development opportunities, and access to educational resources.

The ISP is structured to recognize that parents choosing this alternative educational option are instrumental in the development of their child's academic success and that each child in unique.
What is the Independent Scholar Program (ISP) at Riverside? Who are the families that it serves? What does ISP have to offer? These are just a few of the questions that you may be asking yourself. The good news is that ISP is an amazing program, right here in your school district, which is undergoing exciting changes.

This alternative education program provides social and academic enrichment for homeschooling families. The Independent Scholar Program serves students from Kindergarten through 12th grade, who have chosen to homeschool, but are looking for guidance on curriculum, support in achieving grade level standards, as well as a partnership that ensures they are implementing the most effective methods of instruction possible.

The students in Grades 7-8 will attend on Mondays and Wednesdays, and will receive direct instruction in the areas of English, Social Studies, Math, and Science. High School students in grades 9-12 will also attend on Mondays and Wednesdays and will receive direct instruction for ELA and Social Studies and all other classes required for Washington State graduation are also available through online courses, Independent Study Courses, or through District approved curriculum.

The K-6th grade program attends on Tuesdays and Thursdays and has also seen much growth this year, and will continue to progress, as the staff at ISP strives to improve academic achievement, by working alongside parents to challenge the students and assisting them in reaching their educational goals. In the ISP classrooms, high expectations are being set for all students. Teachers offer grade level math groups, rigorous writing workshops, laboratory science opportunities, and engaging literacy instruction. The program is without a doubt continually moving toward its goal to become one of the outstanding partnerships for homeschool families in this area.

The vision for the future of ISP is to continue to provide quality educational support for homeschool families, to ensure that students are meeting grade level standards, and to adequately prepare them to achieve the future of their dreams! For more information about this opportunity, contact Riverside Independent Scholar Program at

Student Enrollment for 2020-2021
We are accepting new students grades K-12 to our Home School Program. Call (509) 464-8478 for details regarding this amazing program.
Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021
It is already that time!!! Kindergarten registration will begin FEBRUARY 20, 2020. Important Documents that are handy to bring: Birth Certificate and Immunization Records.
Monthly Student Progress Review Dates For Grades K-6

September 26, 2019
October 29, 2019
November 26, 2019
December 19, 2019
January 30, 2020
February 27, 2020
March 26, 2020
April 30, 2020
May 28, 2020
Monthly Student Progress Review Dates for Grades 7-12
September 25, 2019
October 30, 2019
November 27, 2019
December 18, 2019
January 29, 2020
February 26, 2020
March 25, 2020
April 29, 2020
May 27, 2020
2019-2020 School Supply list for Grades K-3

Kleenex tissues
Ziplock bags gallon and quart
Expo Markers
Washable Markers
Fisker Scissors
2019-2020 School Supply List for Grades 4-8
Kleenex tissues
Expo Markers
Washable Markers
Ball point pens
Pencils No. 2