Rivermont Collegiate

  • Rivermont Collegiate is a private, nonsectarian, independent, multicultural, college preparatory, day school for students - preschool through grade 12 and boarding school for grades 9-12 - offering a nurturing, caring and safe environment where students develop intellect, character, and creativity.
  • Located in Bettendorf, Iowa, Rivermont students come from many Quad City area communities.
  • Rivermont Collegiate strives to prepare students who are grounded in the basics, yet able to think analytically and creatively, to confidently and enthusiastically meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st Century.
  • Graduates move on to some of the country's finest colleges and universities.  Rivermont Collegiate is a day and boarding school.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1884
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$100
Summer Program Cost Notes7 Weeks, $100/week, mornings or afternoons. $200 for mornings and afternoons. Different classes each week.

Student Body

Total Students233 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Rivermont Collegiate Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, French Language & Composition, Microeconomics, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language & Composition, Statistics, United States Government & Politics, United States History
Average SAT score1160
Average ACT score30
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no uniforms, dress code only)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,300
Tuition NotesTuition varies by grade. Please call Admission Office for specific tuition costs: 563-359-1366 X 302
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPhillip Dunbridge
Endowment Size$5 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Golf, Martial Arts, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBasketballCheering,
CrewCross Country,
GolfMartial Arts,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club / Classes, Computer Club, Environmental Club, Homecoming Committee, MathCounts Team, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Robotics, Student Council, Student Hunger Drive Committee, World Cultures Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Show Choir, String Ensemble, Theater

School Notes

  • Rivermont Collegiate is Ranked #1 on the top 50 list of Iowa accredited public and nonpublic high schools on the Iowa AP (Advanced Placement) Index.
  • Rivermont Collegiate students consistently score one or more grade levels above their peers in public school.
  • 48% of Rivermont families receive some form of tuition discount.
  • Rivermont Collegiate graduating classes maintain a 100% acceptance rate to 4-year colleges and universities.

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  • Bettendorf
    Grades: NS-12 | 233 students
    2.1 miles
    1426 Tanglefoot Ln
    Bettendorf, IA 52722
    (563) 359-5700
    2.1 NS-12
    233
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    353
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