Roberts Middle School at Riverfront2023-06-22T15:26:05-07:00

Roberts Middle School at Riverfront.

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Roberts Middle School at Riverfront

1115 Commercial St NE
Salem, OR 97301

Phone: 503-399-3205

Fax: 503-399-2244

Options-Based School for 7th & 8th Grade

This school offers an educational experience that prioritizes relationships and social-emotional development. Academic opportunities are more individualized, and the smaller school setting provides a greater potential for growth relating to the whole child.

Roberts Middle School at Riverfront is the alternative middle school in SKSD. If you would like to apply, click on the button below and complete the application. You can also call Lisa McIntyre at 503-399-3205 for more information.

Roberts MS @ Riverfront offers:

  • Integrated Curriculum
  • Enrichment within and beyond the classroom
  • Student voice
  • Restorative practices
  • Personalized learning with curriculum focused on self advocacy and esteem, individual growth, community involvement, and community citizenship.

Roberts MS @ Riverfront is for:

  • Students who desire a smaller school setting.
  • Students who need a more supported social setting.
  • Students who need to learn more about self-regulation skills.
  • Students looking for different educational approaches.
  • Students who need time and space from their current school environment in order to reset and rebuild healthy social interactions.
  • Students who need a more personalized educational approach (not necessarily IEP) with individualized learning opportunities.
  • Would benefit from focused and supportive staff relationships.

Apply for the 2023-24 School Year at Roberts Middle School

2023-24 Application Form


Can I play sports at my home middle school?2021-08-06T20:30:49-07:00

Yes, we would have to coordinate with the homeschool on the schedule and the family would likely need to provide transportation.

If I am accepted and want to return to my home middle school at the end of the trimester, can I?2021-08-06T20:30:37-07:00

Yes, if you find Roberts MS is not what you were looking for, you can absolutely return at the natural break of the end of the trimester.

When it’s time to get ready for high school, do I have to go to Roberts High School? Can I go to my neighborhood high school?2021-08-06T20:31:42-07:00

You will have the choice of enrolling at Roberts HS @ Chemeketa or your neighborhood high school.

Will Roberts @ Riverfront offer PE classes? What about electives?2021-08-06T20:32:56-07:00

We will not be able to offer PE in the traditional sense, however, we will have an activity room and opportunities for movement for students who need that.  

We will be offering electives in the form of Paxton Patterson, which is a hands-on, Career Technical Education based curriculum.

Will there be district transportation available for Roberts MS @ Riverfront?2021-08-06T20:33:54-07:00

Yes, and the final details are still being ironed out.  For example, students may need to get to their neighborhood school and one bus will run from there.

Roberts Middle School at Riverfront Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

9:35am – 3:35pm

Wednesdays Late Start

10:35am – 3:35pm

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