Riverwood offers a curriculum that meets the needs of a wide variety of learners, offering the International Studies Magnet Program, one of four magnet sites in Fulton County Schools. This curriculum focuses on world issues, global economics, cultural awareness, and field experiences such as internships and travel.
Riverwood is authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and holds affiliated memberships as part of the International Studies Magnet Program. It is a two-year program for 11th and 12th graders who want an academic challenge and an opportunity to earn a diploma recognized by colleges and universities throughout the world.
IB, Advanced Placement courses, and Honors sections provide accelerated work for students of exceptional ability and motivation. Riverwood currently offers 29 IB classes, 14 Advanced Placement (AP) courses, and 22 Honors courses.
In addition to Language Arts and Global Studies, World Language is part of the foundational curriculum for the International Studies Magnet Program. Riverwood currently offers language programs in Spanish, French, and Japanese.
For students with varying interests and capabilities, Riverwood offers Work-Based Learning Programs, Dual Enrollment, Inter-Related Resource (IRR), Video Conferencing Lab, Talented and Gifted (TAG) offerings, Virtual High School offerings, ACCEL classes (formerly known as Joint Enrollment/Postsecondary Options), and English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).