high school students standing face to faceAt Rivermont, we pride ourselves on knowing each student’s strengths, interests, and talents. Our applicants come from throughout the greater Quad Cities, surrounding communities, across the nation, and abroad, and we value the diversity that they bring with them. Our application process is designed to educate prospective families about the advantages of Rivermont while at the same time involve prospective students in academic assessment to determine whether Rivermont is the best and most appropriate placement. Our goal is to admit students who will thrive in our challenging atmosphere and take full advantage of our academic and extracurricular opportunities. We encourage you to visit our campus and experience for yourself why being a member of the Rivermont Family is such a unique and rewarding experience.

Give us a call


Rivermont Collegiate
1821 Sunset Drive
Bettendorf, IA 52722

Why Rivermont?

  • Ranked #1 school in Iowa ON the Iowa AP Index
  • Small class sizes and nurturing, family-like environment
  • 58% of Rivermont students receive some form of tuition discount
  • Welcoming, inclusive environment
  • Ranked #1 Best High School for STEM in Iowa and among top 8% nationally by Niche
  • Graduated 12 National Merit Scholars, seven Finalists, three Semi-Finalists, and 20 National Merit Commended students over thirty-seven graduating classes
  • 100% of graduates are accepted to 4-year colleges and universities
  • Individualized college counseling beginning in Middle School

Read more.

girl with face paint
Photo of Rivermont Lions cheerleaders.
Matt Roberts smiling

“From Preschool through graduation, my teachers nurtured and encouraged my interests, curiosity, and self-expression. The entire school community – parents, faculty, and students – come together to create a uniquely supportive environment in which to learn, create, and grow. I consider myself very fortunate to have spent my formative years among such caring, dedicated people.”

– Matt Roberts, Class of 1989, Former Executive Producer of The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS Television