100% Admission to Four Year Colleges
Rivermont Collegiate’s classes of 2012-2018 admission
to colleges and universities across the country:
American University D.C.
Augustana College IL
Baylor University TX Baylor Squared Medicine
Belmont University TN
Bowdoin College ME
Boston University MA
Brown University RI
CALTECH California Institute of Technology CA
Carleton College MN
Case Western Reserve University OH
Columbia University NY
Cornell University NY
Dartmouth College NH
Drexel University PA
Duke University NC
Emory University GA
Fordham University NY
Georgia Institute of Technology GA
Johns Hopkins University MD
Iowa State University IA
Illinois Wesleyan University IL
Knox College IL
Lake Forest College IL
Lewis & Clark College OR
Loyola University Chicago IL
Marquette University WI
New Jersey Institute of Technology NJ
New York University NY
Northwestern University IL
Oberlin College OH
Philadelphia University PA
Purdue University IN
Reed College OR
Rensselaer Institute of Technology NY
Rice University TX
Richmond University VA
Rochester Institute of Technology NY
Stanford University CA
Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
The George Washington University D.C.
University of Alabama (EMSAP)
University of California, Berkeley/Davis/Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles/San Diego
University of Chicago IL
University of Connecticut CT
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa IA
University of Kansas KS
University of Maryland MD
University of Miami FL
University of Michigan– Ann Arbor MI
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities MN
University of Missouri-Kansas City MO
University of North Carolina, Pembroke NC
University of Notre Dame IN
University of Pennsylvania PA
University of Pittsburgh PA
University of Rochester NY
University of Virginia VA
University of Washington WA
University of Wisconsin-Madison WI
Vanderbilt University, TN
Washington and Jefferson College PA
Washington University in St. Louis MO
Yale University CT
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Rivermont Collegiate is a co-educational, independent school that offers an exclusively college preparatory program. Its eight and one-half acre campus is located on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. Founded in 1884, the school is a member of the National Honor Society (NHS), the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), and the College Entrance Examination Board. CEEB #161105. Rivermont is accredited by the State of Iowa.
Rivermont Collegiate is a SEVP certified school, and its residence hall houses male and female students.
As a classic preparatory school, Rivermont Collegiate offers its students a firm foundation in academics, as well as exposure to the fine arts, participation in athletics, and service to the community:
Graduation with Honors also requires a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
All seniors complete the Senior Project, a 40-hour project (internship, career exploration, community service, etc.) and presentation in a field of interest. Juniors complete the Junior Service Project. Seniors are offered Educational Partner college classes at three local colleges/universities in both fall and spring terms.
As well as Fine Arts and Performing Arts opportunities, Rivermont Collegiate offers a program of competitive athletics, life sports, and clubs including Quad City Rowing, FTC Robotics. Spanish instruction begins in Preschool; French begins in the fourth grade, and Mandarin Chinese has been offered in the Upper School. Other languages are offered via online instructional programs.
As a small, independent school, rank does not give an accurate measure of performance; therefore, we do not report rank.
A student named to the Headmaster’s List has earned a minimum grade point average of 3.85.
A student who earns Distinction has obtained a minimum grade point average of 3.5
A Merit student has earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
National Merit Scholars
Rivermont Collegiate has graduated 12 National Merit Scholars, seven Finalists, three Semi-Finalists, and 20 National Merit Commended students over thirty-seven graduating classes.
The average score for the Class of 2018
Critical Reasoning 690
The median score for the Classes of 2018
Rivermont placed as the Top-ranked College Preparatory School in Iowa for every year of the Iowa AP Index (2005-2017) and achieved the highest AP Index score of all Iowa schools in ten of thirteen years (2005-2018).