Riverside Elementary

Riverside Elementary building

School Hours

  • Elementary School Hours 
    8:05 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

    Kindergarten Hours
    8:05 a.m.-2:10 p.m.

    Pre-Kindergarten Hours
    Morning.: 8:05 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
    Afternoon: 12 p.m.-2:40 p.m.


  • Principal
    Kimberly Birts

    Assistant Principal
    Matthew Messick

    School Nurse
    Susan Cawley

    School Counselors
    Tracie Tucker (Grades K-2)
    Jacqueline Warden (Grades 3-5)

    Office Secretary
    Kathy Mengel

    Attendance Secretary
    Joy Jablonski

    Parent Outreach
    Zulaida Ramirez

    Home and School Visitor
    Dave Marrella


  • Address
    1400 Centre Avenue
    Reading, PA 19601

    Main Office 



  • If your child is absent, please send a note when he/she returns to school. 

    Please notify the main office of any phone number or address changes.

    Please remember to bring a form of picture identification when picking up your child during school or at dismissal.

School Motto

  • Equitably educate all students without exception.

Wish List

    • School store items

    • Positive behavior incentives

    • Perfect attendance incentives

    • Help to refurbish garden area

Box Tops for Education

  • Please send them with your child to support programs in our school.