Rivers Edge Elementary is located in a wooded area along the banks of the St. Lucie River in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The fifteen acre site is comprised of five different ecosystems:

•Pine flatwoods
•River marsh
•Upland marsh

The heart of our school – our Media Center – supplements the curriculum as literacy, technology, science and math skills are combined to enrich the educational opportunity of every student.

Our school motto, “The School with the Heart of Gold” reflects the enthusiastic and caring commitment to life-long learning shared by students and staff.


•Kindergarten – studies basic environments and principals of conservation.
•First Grade – studies the pine flat-woods.
•Second Grade – studies characteristics of a Florida scrub.
•Third Grade – studies the hammock.
•Fourth Grade – studies the wetlands and;
•Fifth Grade – studies the pond ecosystem


•Student awareness
•Skills and commitment that result in responsible behavior and constructive actions related to the environment and wildlife.


River’s Edge…

  • has received the FIVE STAR School Award for parent and community involvement
  • has received the Golden School Award for volunteer service
  • actively participates in Food for Families
  • participates in the American Heart Association’s “Jump Rope for Heart” fundraiser