The Discovery School Of Virginia

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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 51 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $60,000
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
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
51 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
The Discovery School Of Virginia Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
5 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Don Williams
Admissions Associate
Mike Forman
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Discovery School Of Virginia cost?
The Discovery School Of Virginia's tuition is approximately $60,000 for private students.
When is the application deadline for The Discovery School Of Virginia?
The application deadline for The Discovery School Of Virginia is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
The place ended up meaning a lot to me but only over months and months of anger, sadness, and remorse. They make you work like a dog and physically restrain you. Glad it closed. No child deserves what went on there.
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5  
This school was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. I was supported, loved, and taught. My perspective on life changed immensely during my time there. I grew to love life, my family, and most importantly myself. I worked hard, thought hard, and dreamed hard. I entered the school a confused, frustrated teenager and emerged a happy, mature young adult. As a proud graduate of The Discovery School of Virginia for Girls, I can safely say that my life would be devoid of purpose if not for my time spent there.I highly recommend this school as an institution of growth, beauty, and high achievements.
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5  
Focuses on changing lives for the better, not on making money. Caring and supportive staff.
- Posted by
5  
This place should be investigated for child abuse, child labor and unsanitary living conditions. It is inhumane and counterproductive to treatment of the impairments that children are sent here for.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 51 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $60,000
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Virginia is $13,789 for elementary schools and $18,034 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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