Welcome To Vivian Riddle Elementary School
PreK-3 Home of the Rhinos
Vivian Riddle strives to provide a stable, caring and stimulating environment where children will recognize and achieve their fullest potential.We strive to provide a technological orientation across the curriculum which maximizes individual student successes.
Riddle is a small community and learning environment committed to the academic and personal growth of all our students.
We have several supports in place that encourage and reward positive behavior so that all students can focus on developing strong academic and personal skills that promote lifelong learning and success.
Riddle Has an Ideal Learning Environment
Riddle is a family oriented school. We have an active PTA and parents are welcome and often seen in the building working closely with teachers.
The halls at Riddle are quiet and the classrooms are filled with interactive learning through teacher directed instruction, peer to peer learning and technology.
Teachers are constantly challenging and questioning students to produce high-level thinking.
What Makes Riddle Special?
- MEAP scores are on the rise!
- PEAK (PE Grant)
- Math Coach
- Full time Literacy Specialist
- Resource Teacher
- Student Assistance Provider
- Full Computer Lab
- IPAD/Laptop carts
- Numerous Field Trips
- ASD Classrooms
- 2 Great Start Readiness
After School Activities
- Read to Succeed - Monday/Wednesday
- Math Tutoring - Tuesday/Thursday
- Spanish Club - Wednesday
- Cooking Club/Garden Club - Tuesday
- Student of the Month/Tokens
- Pizza with the Principal (Lunch Time - Monthly)
- Girl Scouts - Tuesday
Map/Directions to Riddle
Riddle Elementary School is located at 221 Huron St, near the intersection of Martin Luther King and Kalamazoo Streets. If you were traveling north on MLK, turn left onto Kalamazoo, proceed two blocks, then turn right on Huron, and then proceed to Riddle School. If you were traveling south on MLK, turn right onto Allegan Street, proceed two blocks, then turn left onto Huron Street, and then proceed to Riddle School.
2022-23 School Year
8:55 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Half day 8:55 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
First Day of School - K-12, ECSEDate: Aug 29Calendar: Riddle School Calendar
Half Day - All GradesDate: Sep 1Calendar: Riddle School Calendar
No SchoolDate: Sep 2Calendar: Riddle School Calendar
No School - Labor DayDate: Sep 5Calendar: Riddle School Calendar
Preschool Classes StartDate: Sep 14Calendar: Riddle School Calendar
2022-23 Bell Times
Final Lansing Pathway Promise Bond Update
2021 Spring Bond Updates
Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment
What is Title IX?
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.
Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX
Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)
Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)
Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)
Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)
Reporting Prohibited Behavior
Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator:
- If you are a district employee and would like to report prohibited behavior, please fill out the form on the Lansing School District Prohibited Behavior Internal Reporting Portal. (You must be logged into your Office 365 account.)
Title IX Coordinator
Title IX Compliance Officer
Title IX concerns can also be mailed to:
Lansing School District
519 West Kalamazoo
Lansing, MI 48933