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, Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Other Health Impaired|
|Total Students||76 students|
|Student Body Type||All-boys|
|% Students of Color||
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|
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
BuckinghamGrades: UG | 9 students
108 Yogaville Way
Buckingham, VA 23921
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31139 N James Madison Hwy
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Fork UnionGrades: 7-12 | 480 students
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CumberlandGrades: 7-12 | 17 students
Po Box 192
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