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Riverside Academy West

Our academy is placed in diversely rich, international communities with aspirations of a better future for themselves, and their children, via education and support.


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Riverside Academy West’s curriculum will be sufficiently broad to allow students the opportunity to study a range of subjects including: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Arabic Language, Science, Social Studies, PE, Technology, Art and Music.


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What We Offer

Riverside Academy West is a multicultural, public school focused on educating the whole child in a nurturing environment. All students are guaranteed a safe, secure and orderly environment and have the opportunity to develop, learn, and achieve their own individual excellence.               

After School Programs

Available to all students

Arabic Language

Two track Arabic program


One-on-one tutoring free to all students

Upcoming Events



Bridge Academy East offers a safe learning environment that fosters community and excellence when it comes to your child’s education. We take pride in our many accomplishments and mission to excel students so that they are prepared for a bright future. As an PYP IB World School, our Academy aims to challenge students on a global scale. We offer a character education program that we believe is essential for their success in both their personal and academic lives.

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Appreciation
  • Commitment
  • Cooperation
  • Creativity
  • Curiosity
  • Empathy
  • Integrity
  • Tolerance

College Readiness

Focused on the individual learning needs of each child.

Positive Learning Environment

100% of our students enroll in a higher education institution.

1 To 1 Technology

All students receive a Chromebook and access to online learning tools.

Highly Qualified Staff

About Our Principal


Principal Mack Stillwagon

My name is Mack Stillwagon, and I’m the newly appointed Principal at Riverside Academy West. I have been working with Global Educational Excellence for eight years.  From 2014 to 2019, I was the Math 6-12 Curriculum & Instructional Coach for all GEE secondary schools.  From 2019 to 2022, I have been the Academic Coordinator and Math 6-12 Curriculum & Instructional Coach at Riverside Academy West. 

The 2022-23 school year will mark my 30th year in education.  I have taught in Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina since graduating from Arizona State University and the University of Phoenix.

I have run a marathon in 45 different states and plan to have the 50th state completed by the summer of 2024.

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