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Rivermont Collegiate

1821 Sunset Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722-6045

(563) 359-1366


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Rivermont Collegiate is Iowa's only independent, non-sectarian, private college preparatory

school for students in grades preschool through 12.

This educational institution was founded in 1884.

Rivermont's faculty consists of dedicated, experienced teachers who have at least a bachelor's degree with 40% of the faculty holding masters degrees.

At Rivermont, we pride ourselves on teaching a rigorous academic curriculum with nightly homework in all courses. The option for accelerated classes and independent study is available in grades 6-12. Many AP courses are available at the high school level.

Foreign language instruction begins in Kindergarten with high school foreign language starting in the 6th grade.

"Specials" teachers in Science, Foreign Language, Art, Music, Technology and Physical Education bring expertise in their fields to the classroom beginning in Kindergarten.

Latin root forms are learned in upper elementary to develop a broad vocabulary and enriched with the study of Latin in middle school.

Off campus learning through many field trips enhance the experiential aspects of topics learned in the classroom.

Small class sizes allow for more individualized instruction in addition to teaching 1-2 grades above grade levels.

The median SAT/ACT scores for the class of 2004 were 670 on the SAT Verbal, 640 on the SAT Math and a composite ACT score of 28.

College counseling begins in the 9th grade through regular individual and group discussions with our on-campus college counselor.

Rivermont Collegiate has a 100% college acceptance for all graduating seniors.

Rivermont Collegiate is for average to above average students who desire to be in an academic environment.

Flexible tuition is available.
Excerpted from the preschool's website