How many students will be at Riverview?  What are the enrollment numbers and staff numbers for Riverview?  Class sizes?

    Riverview PK-8 school is being built to accommodate 1000 students.  This would equal (4) rounds per grade level PK-8.  Class sizes follow our district board policy.


    Do you have the 2021-2022 district school day calendar for next school year?

    Here is the link to the Thompson School District calendar page, click 2021-2022 calendar:  TSD District Calendar


    When is Back to School Night?

    SAVE THE DATE!  Our GRAND OPENING celebration and back to school event will be on Thursday, August 12th from 5:00-7:00 pm. Parents and students will have the opportunity to tour the building, meet all the teachers and staff and drop off school supplies in classrooms.  More details on this event will be shared with families soon!


    Is Kindergarten full day or half day?

    All kindergarten classes will be full day.  See school hours listed below.



    How do I register to attend Riverview?

    Registration for upcoming school years begin in mid January.  If you are new to the district, please complete a new online registration application via the following link (in January).  If you have an existing student, currently enrolled in Thompson School District, you will need to complete your “annual student registration” using your parent portal account to complete the registration process for the following school year. Please reach out to us if you have any questions.  Here is the link to the district webpage with registration links:  https://www.thompsonschools.org/page/9500


    How do I apply for free/reduced lunch?

    Please visit our Nutritional Services page for the link to apply for free and reduced lunch pricing.  You can also bookmark this page to access school lunch menus for during the school year.  To apply, click the "meal application" button - please be sure to apply AFTER July 31st for the upcoming 21-22 school year.  Here is the link to the page:  https://thompsonsdnutrition.org/  After you apply, you will receive a letter stating your qualification status.  Save this letter, please.  You can submit this letter with athletic registration as well as school instructional fee invoices for reduction in fees, if applicable.  


    How do I apply for open enrollment to Riverview, I do not live in the attendance boundaries?  

    Here is the link to the district’s page on applying for open enrollment:  https://www.thompsonschools.org/domain/4193   The open enrollment window is opens the Monday following Thanksgiving break and closes the first Friday following winter break.  The first window for the 21-22 School year opens Monday, November 30, 2020 and will close Friday, January 8, 2021.  The second window of open enrollment requests opens Friday, April 2, 2021 and continues throughout the 2021-2022 school year.  Please review the following need to know items:


    • Applications for school of choice/open enrollment are available at all schools and on the district website. Applicants may apply for enrollment in any school(s) with appropriate grade levels and programs and must submit their application(s) on-line, during the window for open enrollment that will be advertised on the district’s website. 


     Determining Space and Program Availability 


    • A school will be closed to school of choice/open enrollment and nonresident admission on an annual basis if enrollment is at or exceeds 95% of its capacity or is projected to reach 95% capacity within the following three years. Modular buildings will not be taken into consideration when determining availability of classroom space.  In addition, a grade level within a school may be closed to school of choice/open enrollment and nonresident admission on an annual basis if enrollment at that grade level is projected to exceed 95% of its capacity. 




    What is the cut off age to enter kindergarten?  Early Childhood?

    A child’s age by October 1st is the determining age for school entrance.  If a child will be 5 by October 1st, they are eligible to begin kindergarten that school year.  In that same example, if a child will be 5 by October 1st, they are not eligible for early childhood.  Early Childhood serves 3 and 4 year old students.


    What will the school hours be?

    Office Hours: 7:50 am - 3:50 pm


    Kindergarten - 8th grade

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday    

    Start time: 8:20 am

    Dismissal Time: 3:35 pm

    Wednesday Late Start    

    Start Time: 9:20 am

    Dismissal Time: 3:35 pm


    Will there be a before and after school program? If so, what will the hours be?

    Riverview will be providing a before and after school program operated by the Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County.  Here is a link to their website for more information: Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County  They are currently accepting registrations for the Riverview PK-8 School program.


    What time can I drop off my student before school?

    Riverview staff will be outside on playground/drop off duty beginning at 8:00 a.m.


    When will we find out who our child’s teacher is?

    We will be posting teachers' names to your parent portal account.  On Thursday, August 12th, prior to our Back to School/Grand Opening event, you will be able to login to see who your child’s teacher is.  You will utilize your parent portal account throughout the year, please set up your account HERE if you have not already done so.

    Middle School schedules will also be available on the parent portal site.  We will email families when they are available.


    Will I be able to volunteer at the school?

    At this time, the district is planning on allowing volunteers in the schools this year.  You must be a registered volunteer to assist in a classroom setting or attend field trips.  Click HERE to complete your registration.(look for the blue button “NEW VOLUNTEER”) - if you are already an approved volunteer in our district, you will need to login to your account to have your school updated to Riverview.  Once approved, your volunteer badge will be sent to our school office for you to wear when you enter the building.



    Where are the boundaries for Riverview?

    We are in the process of getting a map of our boundaries.  Right now, you can utilize the ‘school locator’ feature on our website to determine the home schools for your address.  Here is the link to the school locator:  https://www.thompsonschools.org/Page/9235  


    Where will the bus routes be?

    Bus routes will not be determined until we know actual enrollments for fall 2021.  At that time, our transportation department will begin the process of developing bus routes.  Here is the link to the transportation website for future reference:  https://www.thompsonschools.org/page/127  Bussing is provided for students who live more than 1.5 miles from the school.


    Will there be bussing for out of district students who wish to attend Riverview?

    Part of the open enrollment process (applying to a school that you do not currently reside within their boundaries) is understanding that you will be responsible for providing transportation for your child(ren) to and from school.  Bussing routes are determined and routed within each school's existing boundary lines.


    Will you have new school information sessions and tours?

    Please join us for our Grand Opening/Back to School Night on Thursday, August 12th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.



    Early Childhood Program questions:


    When is the first day of school for Early Childhood students?

    Thursday, August 19th is the first day of school for our Early Childhood students.


    What are the early childhood program hours?

    AM Half Day:  8:10-11:45 (hours vary by site) M,T,TH,F (no school on W)  

    PM Half Day:  11:45-3:25 (hours vary per site) M,T,TH,F (no school on W) 


    What are the entrance guidelines, eligibility, programs offered etc. / How do I apply for my child to be in the Early Childhood program?

    There are several programs offered through the Thompson School District Early Childhood Program.  Please take a look at the links provided below and reach out directly to the Early Childhood department for information regarding applying, availability and different program options.


    Early Childhood Application Information:  How to Apply to TSD EC


    Early Childhood website:  https://www.thompsonschools.org/Page/11431


    This is a link to the FAQ page for Early Childhood:




    Please reach out to Early Childhood directly with secific questions you have regarding Early Childhood.  Their main number is:  970-613-5052.