Welcome to Rivermont!
Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. It is my great honor to welcome you to Rivermont Collegiate. I hope you are able to find the information, community, and educational experience for which you’ve been searching. Whether you are visiting the school for the first time, entering as a new student, or returning to your alma mater, you will surely find today’s Rivermont inviting and inspiring.
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 from 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. The unique Rivermont experience has proven itself, even among the nation’s top independent schools, in fact, several independent sources have named Rivermont the number one college prep school in Iowa. For a short list of our school's achievements, click here.
Indeed, Rivermont delivers an accelerated curriculum and outstanding college-prep experience. In this remarkable setting, we aim to develop students’ highest potential and, by so doing, prepare them to serve the world beyond.
I hope you will enjoy your time at Rivermont. Please be sure to stop in and visit with me personally. I'm eager to hear how we can make your student’s experience an outstanding one.
C. Max Roach