About our School

    Welcome to Alcott Elementary School!
    Alcott Elementary School is located in Riverside, CA and is one of 52 schools in Riverside Unified. It is a public school that serves approximately 670 students in grades K-6. Our mascot is the Alley cat and our school colors are blue and yellow. Built in 1961, Alcott was named in honor of author Louisa May Alcott who wrote one of the most widely read books of the 19th Century, Little Women. In the spirit of Louisa May Alcott, a lifelong learner, our motto is "Learn More, Be More!"


    We provide our scholars with a rigorous, enriching, and engaging learning environment that promotes life-long academic and social-emotional success.


    Every scholar will leave Alcott equipped and inspired to question and contribute to the changing world around them.

  • Alcott offers curricula and after school programs that emphasize high academic achievement and character development.

  • Fully-credentialed teaching staff

  • 27 general education classes and 3 special education classes

  • Free H.E.A.R.T.S. after school program (Helping Elementary Achievers Reach The Stars)
  • RUSD Band Program 5-6

  • RUSD Orchestra Program 4-6

  • Visual Arts Program K-6

  • Intervention Program: During instructional day and after school

  • Accelerated Reader Program

  • Scholar Awards each trimester

  • Science Fair

  • Parent Groups: including School Site Council, English Learner Advisory Committee, Alcott School Foundation, PTA

  • Parent Workshops and Family Events throughout the year

  • Show Choir

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