Rippowam Cisqua School

Dare to be True

At RCS, students develop the social, emotional, and intellectual skills young minds need to embrace new ideas, overcome challenges, and confidently problem-solve. Upon graduation, RippKids are uniquely prepared to chart their own paths as independent thinkers, confident communicators, and engaged leaders. Our immersive and experiential curriculum deepens learning, and strong student/teacher bonds help students thrive. As a PreKindergarten through Grade 9 school, RCS is uniquely suited to challenge and nurture students through these critical wonder years.


Grades served: PreK – Grade 9
Total Enrollment: 390
439 Cantitoe Street, Bedford, NY
(914) 244-1250
Head of School: Colm MacMahon
Director of Admissions: Liz Hallock

Virtual Open House: Wednesday, October 19 and Tuesday, November 8. Please visit our website for more information.

Application Deadline: January 15

“Education at Rippowam is a team sport. My peers are as excited as I am when I achieve my goals and remind me not to worry if I don’t. I have 360-degree support.”

“The search for the right school for our daughter ended the moment we stepped foot into Rippowam Cisqua. It is a place where our daughter has grown and so have we. And, it is a place where every staff member makes you feel like your child is their favorite. I could not imagine this incredible journey anywhere else.”

“RCS students stand out in any crowd; they are the ones who are confident enough to stand in front of a room and fearlessly address groups whether they are peers or adults.”