Certainly one of the richest resources in the county is the Fort Bend Independent School District, and Riverstone is served by some of the finest schools in the district. With a focus on student achievement and development, Fort Bend ISD continues to offer outstanding educational opportunities.
Fort Bend ISD makes Riverstone one of the best neighborhoods in Houston. Learn more about the school your child might be attending by calling us today at 281.499.8700.
|Austin Parkway||The Crossing I, The Manors, Parkside, The Pointe, The Reserve, Stonebrook, The Terrace, Waters Cove|
|Commonwealth||Alden Springs, Auburn Manor, Avalon at Riverstone, Crescent View Estates, Edgewood, Hartford Landing, Ivy Bend, Kensington, Majestic Pointe, Marble Bend, Meridian Park, Millwood, Olive Hill, The Orchard, Providence, Sanders Glen, Senova, Shadow Glen, Silver Grove, Sweetbriar, Vintage Trail, Waterside|
|Settlers Way||Brookside, Creekstone Village, The Crossing II & III, Crossing Cove, Nandina|
|First Colony||The Crossing I, II & III, Crossing Cove, The Manors, Parkside, The Pointe, The Reserve, Stonebrook, The Terrace, Waters Cove|
|Fort Settlement||Alden Springs, Auburn Manor, Avalon at Riverstone, Brookside, Creekstone Village, Crescent View Estates, Edgewood, Hartford Landing, Ivy Bend, Kensington, Majestic Pointe, Marble Bend, Meridian Park, Millwood, Nandina, Olive Hill, The Orchard, Providence, Sanders Glen, Senova, Shadow Glen, Silver Grove, Sweetbriar, Vintage Trail, Waterside|
With a projected 2013-2014 enrollment of 70,184 students at 74 campuses, Fort Bend ISD is the seventh-largest school district in Texas. Families from around the world move to Fort Bend, drawn by the district's reputation and its focus on student achievement and development. Students benefit from diverse and challenging academic and extracurricular activities.
One of the district's greatest strengths lies in its multi-cultural diversity. Students in FBISD schools represent more than 25 different countries. Students and their families speak more than 100 different languages. Among its numerous honors, the district has 48 National Merit Scholar finalists for 2013 and its 5,226 graduates received scholarship offers exceeding $42 million. Four Fort Bend ISD schools that serve Riverstone were recognized as "A" campuses in the 2013 Children at Risk ranking, with Commonwealth Elementary ranked third among 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.
The Fort Bend district is recognized often for its fiscal responsibility, and in 2012 earned the Gold Leadership Circle Award from the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle program recognizing those entities that strive for fiscal transparency. In addition, the state comptroller's office awarded the district its highest five-star rating in the 2012 Texas Financial Allocation Study, which measures academic progress and cost-effective operations in 1,136 school districts across the state. Fort Bend is one of only 45 districts to receive this five-star rating, putting Fort Bend ISD among the top 20 percent of all districts.
America's Promise Alliance also has named Sugar Land, in conjunction with Fort Bend ISD, as one of the "100 Best Communities in the Nation for Young People." The winning communities are recognized for efforts to help young people succeed.
To address a variety of vocational interests as well as special learning needs, the district also includes the Technical Education Center, the Ferndell Henry Center for Learning, the M. R. Wood Alternative Learning Center and the Progressive High School.
For more information about the Fort Bend ISD, visit its website, or call the Fort Bend ISD Community Relations and Partnerships Department at (281) 634-1100.
For more information on the district, visit Fort Bend Independent School District.
16431 Lexington Boulevard
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
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 pre-schoolers with activities encouraging children to learn at their own pace. Casa dei Bambini Montessori features a number of exciting activities like a water play area, a specially designed kitchen and gymnasium. Learn more about Casa dei Bambini Montessori by visiting its website.
There are many private schools and child-care facilities located in southwest Houston and Fort Bend County. For a complete list, please visit the Riverstone Information Center, or call us at 281.499.8700.
University of Houston–Sugar Land, (281) 275-3300
Houston Baptist University, (281) 649-3211