River Valley Schools are CLOSED through May 1st, 2020, due to the COVID-19 virus. 

River Valley Middle School



In order to keep our staff, RV families, and students safe, we will not be providing in-person open enrollment applications on April 1st as originally planned.  

For parents seeking to open enroll a new student to River Valley Schools for the 2020-21 School Year, please complete this form:  New Open Enrollment Students.  

This form will go live on April 1st at 8AM and will serve as your open enrollment application.  

You only need to fill out this form if you do NOT live in the River Valley District and you are applying for NEW Open Enrollment.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information

New infomation for student learning and meals


RV Community,

Here is the plan for our student learning and meal service during the extended closure through May 1st:

1.)  Remote Learning Plan for April 6th - 17th:  See attached document for full details and changes moving forward.

2.)  Meal Service:  Monday, April 6th we will adjust to a Monday pick up only (all 5 days will be passed out - 1 Breakfast and 1 lunch per day)

3.)  Details:  Pick-up for Meals and Paper/Pencil assignments (two weeks worth of lessons):
Date:  Monday, April 6th 
Pick up times:  11:00am - 1:00pm and 4:00pm - 6:00pm (Monday only)
Pick up locations:  Liberty Elementary/ Heritage Elementary/ RVHS

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, he has ordered that all kindergarten through 12th grade schools close for a period of three weeks. The Ohio Department of Health and Governor DeWine directed all schools to close at the end of the day Monday, March 16 for three weeks. However, at River Valley there will be NO SCHOOL for students, Friday, March 13, 2020 to allow staff the opportunity to prepare for the three-week school closure. All River Valley Local Schools are  CLOSED through April 5, 2020.  More information will be provided as we receive it.


River Valley Local Schools Instructions for Student Instruction during school closure 

 River Valley Local Schools Meal Service Survey during school closure


Marion County Health Commissioner Letter 

Governor’s Letter



CDC COVID-19 Information

CDC COVID-19 How to Protect Yourself

CDC Information Poster

Ohio Dept. of Health



Important ways to stop the spread of germs: 
- Wash your hands often with soap and water
-Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
-Avoid close contact with people who are sick
-Stay home when you are sick
-Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.

"It All Matters at RVMS"

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a quality education for all students in a safe, positive and diversified learning environment through a highly performing middle school committed to continuous improvement.

8th Grade High School Scheduling Meeting (2/10/20)

We have scheduled an 8th grade Parent meeting for High School scheduling on Monday Feb. 10th from 6:30pm-7:30pm in the RVHS Auditorium. At this meeting we will discuss 9th grade scheduling, review information that was previously shared with the 8th graders, as well as answer any questions. 

Bus Routes

Below you will find links to the high school, middle school, and elementary bus routes. These are estimated pick up times for your students. Please allow a few weeks for bus drivers to become accomustomed to bus routes and pick up locations. If you have any questions, please direct them to Scott Hoffman at

High School & Middle School Routes 

Elementary Bus Routes 

2019-2020 School Supply List

2019-2020 School Fees

For River Valley Middle School, the school fees for the 2019-2020 school year will be $35.00. If you have any questions please feel free to call our main office. Thank you!

Office Information

4334 Marion-Mt. Gilead Rd
Caledonia, OH 43314
Phone: (740) 725-5700
Fax: (740) 725-5799
School Hours
7:45 A.M. - 2:50 P.M. 
Office Hours: 
7:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M
Mr. Travis Stout, Dean of Students 
Miss Jayne Klingel, Guidance Counselor  
Internet Safety

The River Valley Board of Education and Administration would like to remind parents to please be mindful of what your students post on social media accounts. The district will work closely with the proper authorities if any perceived threats are reported. Please be aware of what your children are posting, tweeting, texting, etc. on social media accounts.

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