The Discovery School Of Virginia

     Tel: (434)983-5616
Grades: 6 - 12 | 76 students
The Discovery School Of Virginia for Boys and the Discovery School of Virginia for Girls serve young people who are experiencing emotional, behavioral, and learning problems.
The 318 acre boys program and 150 acre girls program are located on separate campuses in the rolling uplands of central Virginia.
The Discovery Schools use a group problem-solving process and the natural environment to promote a student's overall positive development.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild/Moderate Learning Differences
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 76 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade The Discovery School Of Virginia Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 5 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $60,000
Admissions Director Don Williams
Admissions Associate Mike Forman

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fork Union Military Academy (10.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Integral Yoga School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Isle Of Wight Academy (10.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BuckinghamIntegral Yoga School
    108 Yogaville Way
    BuckinghamVA23921
    (434)969-4383
    3.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. UG                      
  • BuckinghamCentral Virginia Christian School
      (Christian)
    Po Box 8
    BuckinghamVA23921
    (434)969-2827
      (Christian)
    3.7 mi | 69 students | Gr. K-6                      
  • Fork UnionFork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    Po Box 278
    Fork UnionVA23055
    (434)842-4212
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    10.1 mi | 427 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Isle Of WightIsle Of Wight Academy
    PO Box 105
    Isle Of WightVA23397
    (757)357-3866
    10.1 mi | 680 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • PrattsOak Grove Mennonite School
      (Mennonite)
    Po Box 56
    PrattsVA22731
    (540)948-3116
      (Mennonite)
    10.1 mi | 51 students | Gr. K-12                      

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