Riverside Elementary School

Educating Youth for a Brighter Tomorrow


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      • Principal Reggie HolmesMy name is Reggie Holmes and I am a native of Maury County. I attended Highland Park Elementary, Whitthorne Junior High School, and graduated from Central High School. I received a Bachelor's degree in Education from MTSU and a Masters in Education Administration from Trevecca. This is my tenth year serving as Principal at Riverside.

        I enjoy spending time with my wife and daughter. We have a crazy chihuahua named Sassy. I also enjoy football and basketball and I am a huge Titans fan.

        I feel rewarded every day by spending time in classrooms learning with teachers and students.  I believe the school climate is critical to the success of a school.  


      Mission & Vision

      • RiversideMission: GYM - Growing Young Minds

        Vision: Educating Youth for a Brighter Tomorrow


        • ELA - All students reading on level by the time they leave 3rd grade
        • Math - All students meeting math benchmarks by the end of 4th grade
        • Social/Emotional - Promote social and emotional well-being

        Core Values:

        • Transformational Leadership
        • Focus on Data and Results
        • Create collaborative environments
        • Encourage participation of all stakeholders (parents, students, community)


      • Riverside Elementary sits along the banks of the Duck River in Columbia, Tennessee.  We serve over 400 Pre-Kindergarten through fourth-grade students.
        Our History
        Riverside Elementary School has served the Riverside neighborhood since 1932.  Originally, our school grounds hosted  Mule Day events, and now our historic school rests aside beautiful Riverwalk Park which hosts the Mule Kick 5K and the Farmer's Fresh Market.
        Original Building destroyed by the '48 Flood
        1948 Riverside Flood Photo
        Riverside kids participating in Mule Day 1932!
        Riverside Kids Mule Day 1932
        Mule Day

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