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

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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).