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An aspect that makes Riverstone one of Houston’s best neighborhoods is the fact that it is served by some of the most highly acclaimed schools in the Fort Bend Independent School District. With a focus on student achievement and development, Fort Bend ISD continues to offer outstanding educational opportunities, both in the classroom and through a broad array of extracurricular activities.
One of the district’s greatest strengths lies in its multicultural diversity. Students in FBISD schools represent more than 25 countries, and students and their families speak more than 100 languages. Among its numerous honors, the district had 48 National Merit Scholar finalists for 2013 and its 5,226 graduates received scholarship offers exceeding $42 million. Four Fort Bend ISD schools serving Riverstone were recognized as “A” campuses in the 2013 Children at Risk ranking, with Commonwealth Elementary ranked third among all Houston elementaries and Fort Settlement Middle School ranked ninth among all Houston-area middle schools.
The district had 11 schools named 2013 High Hope Schools from the National Gallup Student Poll, which surveys fifth-, seventh- and 10th-graders. Plus, the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation selected the Fort Bend district as one of the 2013 best communities for music education. Fort Bend ISD was the only district in the nation to be recognized in 2011 as a National District of Character by the Character Education Partnerships, a title it will hold for five years.
For more information on the district, visit the
Fort Bend Independent School District
16431 Lexington Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX 77479
You can also learn more about the school your child might attend by contacting the Riverstone Information Center at 281-499-8700.
Within the Riverstone community is Casa dei Bambini Montessori, a Montessori school for children up to age 6. The school is designed to provide a nurturing environment for preschoolers with activities encouraging children to learn at their own pace. Casa dei Bambini Montessori students enjoy a water play area, gymnasium and specially designed kitchen. Learn more about Casa dei Bambini Montessori by visiting its website.
There are many private schools and child-care facilities in southwest Houston and Fort Bend County. For a complete list, please visit the Riverstone Information Center or phone 281-499-8700.
University of Houston–Sugar Land, 281-275-3300
Houston Community College | Missouri City Campus, 713-718-2900
Houston Community College | Stafford Campus, 713-718-7800
Wharton County Junior College | Sugar Land Campus, 281-243-8447
Houston Baptist University, 281-649-3211