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River Tech Elementary School

River Tech Elementary

River Tech Elementary, where cutting-edge technology, a vibrant performing arts program, and Christian values come together, fostering academic excellence and spiritual growth in a personalized, character-building environment for grades 1-4.

For Kindergarten & 1st Grade, click here.
Middle School, click here.
High School, click here.


Open House Dates

Thursdays at 3 pm.:​​


  • February 29th

  • March 14th

  • March 21st

  • April 11th


Enrollment Opens: February 20th
Enrollment Deadline: April 15th

Please email to let us know you are coming.

At River Tech Elementary School, we stand as a beacon of innovation in education, deeply infused with both heart and intent. Imagine a haven where young minds flourish, where our small class sizes enable truly meaningful connections and personalized attention for each child's unique journey.

In this environment, every child's learning path is distinct and celebrated. We integrate the excitement of technology with the beauty of the arts, creating a vibrant and engaging atmosphere for our youngest learners. This harmonious blend is rooted firmly in our Christian values, ensuring that we're nurturing not just young minds, but young hearts and spirits as well.

Our team of passionate educators, all experts in their respective fields, dedicate themselves to kindling a lifelong love of learning in each child. They guide, inspire, and encourage, transforming the educational experience into a journey of joy and discovery.

River Tech Elementary is more than just a school; it's a community where every student is seen, valued, and empowered to reach their full potential. We warmly invite you to experience this unique beginning at our next open house event. Step into a place where education is a journey of joy, discovery, and holistic growth.

“After a year of public school and a year of homeschool...we found River Tech. My son has loved River Tech from the very beginning."


01. Student Enrollment Criteria

At River Tech Elementary, we welcome young learners who are enthusiastic about the arts and technology. Our ideal students are curious about the world, enjoy reading, and are ready for exciting learning adventures.


02. Tuition Payment Options

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At River Tech, we offer flexible payment options for our families, as per the table above.

  • Annual Payment: Receive a 5% discount when paying for the entire school year in one lump sum.

  • Monthly Payment: Spread your payments over twelve months, beginning at the end of July.


Registration Fee:

  • Registration is $250 per household for those who register by April 15th.

Annual Payment Details:

  • Discount: Pay the full year's tuition upfront and enjoy a 5% discount.

  • Method: Please make your check payable to “River Tech School” and mail it to: River Tech, 1517 E 1st Ave, 83854 Post Falls, ID.

Monthly Payment Details:

  • Setup: Automatic payments must be set up via our website here.

  • Initial Payment: Your first payment is due no later than July 25th.

  • Mid-Year Start: If starting mid-year, two months' tuition is required initially. For example, starting the 4-Day program in January would require 2 x $575 = $1150 by the end of December.

  • Reason for Initial Extra Month: This covers start-up costs like desks, books, and equipment.

Sibling Discount Policy:

  • 2 Children: Receive a 5% discount on total tuition.

  • 3 Children: Receive a 6% discount on total tuition.

  • 4 or More Children: Receive a 7% discount on total tuition.

Please note that the maximum discount available is 7%. For instance, if you enroll 2 children and opt for upfront annual payment (which normally qualifies for an additional 5% discount), the total discount applied will still be capped at 7%.

Financial Aid Opportunities:

  • We're thrilled to share that financial reimbursement opportunities are available through programs like School Trep and Harmony.

We provide special scholarships for extraordinary vocal talents. See here.


Tuition Coverage and Personal Technology Requirement:

  • Tuition at River Tech includes all textbooks, and access to advanced tech equipment (like computers, robots, 3D printers) and musical instruments (keyboards, guitars, etc.). Students are required to bring their own laptop or tablet for classroom use. This personal device, which is not covered by tuition, should be brought in a protective case. For specific device requirements, please see the 'Technology Requirements' section below.

Questions or Assistance Needed?

  • Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at for any queries or further information.


03. Technology Requirements

For our elementary students, you are required to bring a tablet. It should be modern enough to handle educational apps effectively.

We have found that older tablet simply lag too much, so please buy a newer tablet (no more than a a couple of years old). We recommend iPads for their performance, but the final choice can be based on family preference and budget.


04. Registration 

To join River Tech Elementary, please complete our online registration with a $250 fee. We encourage families to visit our school and see how we make learning fun and engaging for our youngest students.

We have scheduled the following Thursdays at 3 pm for open house:

  • February 29th

  • March 14th

  • March 21st

  • April 11th

Enrollment Opens: February 20th
Enrollment Deadline: April 15th


Please email to let us know you are coming.


05. School Logistics

Our elementary school hours are designed for young learners. We follow a unique academic calendar, starting before Labor Day. For more information, please reach out to Principal Dan Hegelund at

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