In the year 1993 a group of eminent Educationists, Professionals and Senior Government/ Defence officers formed Lucknow Educational and Aesthetic Development Society (L.E.A.D.S.). The school’s Chairman Col. Vijay Deep is deliberate about giving the school the needed infrastructure.
On 21st April 1994 the society launched its first initiative Riverside Academy. The school was inaugurated by his Excellency Shri Motilal Vora, the then Governor of Uttar Pradesh.
It was a modest beginning with a kindergarten(Nursery & KG) and a primary school (Classes I to V). This plant of knowledge grew into a tree and in June 1998, the school got affiliated to C.I.S.C.E. New Delhi. This co-educational institution is upto class XII and the medium of instruction is English. The school is well equipped with laboratories, music, dance rooms, play ground and a swimming pool.