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
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild/Moderate Learning Differences, Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Other Health Impaired
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 76 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The Discovery School Of Virginia Student 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

The nearest high school is Calvary Christian School (12.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Integral Yoga School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Prospect Christian Academy (18 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buckingham
    Grades: UG | 9 students
    3.5 miles
    108 Yogaville Way
    Buckingham, VA 23921
    (434)969-4383
    3.5UG
    9
  • New Canton
    Grades: K-12 | 43 students
    12.1 miles
    31139 N James Madison Hwy
    New Canton, VA 23123
    (434)581-3874
    12.1K-12
    43
  • Prospect
    Grades: NS | 14 students
    18 miles
    Po Box 71
    Prospect, VA 23960
    (434)574-6674
    18NS
    14
  • Fork Union
    Fork Union Military Academy
    All-boys (Baptist)
    Grades: 7-12 | 480 students
    19.4 miles
    4744 James Madison Hwy, PO Box 278
    Fork Union, VA 23055
    (434)842-4212
    19.47-12
    480
  • Cumberland
    Bear Creek Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 17 students
    19.9 miles
    Po Box 192
    Cumberland, VA 23040
    (804)492-9940
    19.97-12
    17

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,277 for elementary schools and $15,846 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).