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 Type||Alternative School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||State or regional independent school association|
|Grades Offered||Grades 6 - 12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild/Moderate Learning Differences|
|Total Students||76 students|
|Student Body Type||All-boys|
|% Students of Color||20%
State avg.: 26%
|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
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$60,000|
|Admissions Director||Don Williams|
|Admissions Associate||Mike Forman|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
BuckinghamGrades: UG | 9 students
108 Yogaville Way
Buckingham, VA 23921
Isle Of WightGrades: PK-12 | 733 students
PO Box 105
Isle Of Wight, VA 23397
New CantonGrades: KG-12 | 43 students
31139 N James Madison Hwy
New Canton, VA 23123
FarmvilleGrades: PK-12 | 424 students
Po Box 328
Farmville, VA 23901
ProspectGrades: UG | 14 students
Po Box 71
Prospect, VA 23960
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