Rivermont Collegiate
1821 Sunset Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722-6045 Map
Phone: (563) 359-1366

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About Rivermont Collegiate

Rivermont Collegiate is a private, independent, college preparatory school serving students from 2-years-old through 12th-grade.

The experience of a Rivermont Collegiate education is fundamentally unique. Rivermont Collegiate serves high-achieving, academically driven students and prepares them for success in college and career, yet our commitment to students extends far beyond the classroom. We hold that greatness emerges not from classroom rigor alone, but a symphony of intellectual, cultural, and physical inspirations. We are proud that our distinctive multicultural community develops global citizens ready to meet tomorrow’s challenges. 

On our breathtaking campus, we celebrate students’ unique gifts and inspire them to reach their potential. We work diligently to ensure all students achieve success while maintaining personal balance. Students laugh, play, and find joy within our culture of excellence, achieved through cultivating curiosity, taking chances, risking failure, and maintaining the highest standards, all in an environment of support and encouragement.

Why Rivermont?

  • Ranked #1 Best High School for STEM in Iowa and top 8% nationally.
  • Ranked #1 on the top 50 list of Iowa accredited public and nonpublic high schools on the Iowa AP (Advanced Placement) Index in 2019
  • Ranked among the top 10% Best College Prep Private High Schools in America
  • Small class sizes and nurturing, family-like environment
  • 100% of graduates are accepted to 4-year colleges and universities
  • On average, Rivermont graduates are admitted to 6 colleges & universities and receive over $178,900 in merit-based scholarship offers each
  • Individualized college counseling beginning in Middle School

Rivermont Collegiate’s Reggio Emilia Inspired Preschool

Our wonder-based classroom is inspired by the child-led, inquiry-based learning of the schools in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Our students are capable and competent learners ready to engage the world. The preschool classroom meets the demands of these inquiring minds by providing an environment rich in investigations and challenges that provide them opportunities to examine and discover their learning by incorporating empathy, respect, and community through collaboration. Our classroom embraces learning through optimistic techniques that inspire curiosity, exploration, and discovery. The data collected from these experiences guide us in expanding their academic potentials and social-emotional growth. Our students are valued for their voice in our community. They are the heroes of their stories within our classroom. Our classroom community reflects together as student, teacher, and parent supporting the learning dynamic as a united front. The teacher works as the mentor, parent as the role model, and student as the honored learner on a journey of limitless exploration of the world, experiences, and its wonders.

Summer at Rivermont

A great way to experience our school is through Summer at Rivermont. For seven weeks beginning in June, our summer camp offers a variety of opportunities for students from 3-years-old through 8th grade. Our camps are structured so your child can attend in the morning or afternoon or all day, and each week offers a different selection of fun classes. Look for information and online registration in the spring.