Memphis City Schools


Arrival and Dismissal

During the school year the building will open at 7:30a.m. each day for breakfast. The bookstore will open at 7:45 a.m.   Students will be tardy at 8:00 a.m.

Dismissal will begin at 3:00 p.m. daily.

Uniform Reminder

Students should only wear white, navy, or hunter green shirts.

The hunter green shirts MUST be purchased at the school and have a logo. All spirit shirts are worn on FRIDAY only.

See below for our entire uniform policy.

AR Fundraiser

We are proud to announce that Riverwood made $11,900 towards our goal for purchasing accelerated reader!


2013 - 2014 School Tour Dates

All tours begin at 9:00 AM 

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Wednesday April 2, 2014

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Optional Open House

Informational Meeting

January 21, 2014

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1330 Stern Lane

Cordova, TN 38016

Phone 901.416.2310    Fax 901.416.2325

School Hours 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Grades K-5

Rita White, Principal

Sonya B. Porter,  Assistant Principal

Kirstin Davenport, Assistant Principal

Wendee Beller, Optional Coordinator

Lashinda Hughes, Facilitator




Riverwood Elementary Uniform Policy


Students must wear uniforms daily unless you are notified in writing by the school.  Students will wear clothes to school that are comfortable and appropriate for the school environment.  Shorts may be worn in hot weather but the principal and teacher reserve the right to disapprove dress that attracts too much attention or is not appropriate.  Shorts, skirts and jumpers must be knee-length.  Parents will be called to bring a change of clothing when dress is considered inappropriate.Shirt colors are navy, white, and hunter green (green shirts have the Riverwood logo and are purchased from the school bookstore).  Pant colors are khaki and navy. Students are not allowed to wear hats/caps in the building. The administrative rules and regulations state that shoes with rollers/wheels are prohibited.





Got a question?

Ask  Riverwood Sprout.  Contact Riverwood Sprout by email at



If you would like to request an interpreter/translator for a meeting, please contact Ms. Gardner at



There are not any PTO dues this year.  All parents, administrators, and teachers are members.  Visit the Riverwood PTO website for more information!











Bus Riders

Students in Kindergarten through First Grade are required to be met by an adult parent or guardian when transported to their assigned bus stop.   Students must have bus passes in order to ride on the bus.

Content Managers :

Sonya Porter and Amy McCall

Memphis City Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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