BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 22, 2021) — After serious research, discussion with some of our families, discussion with outside community members, and discussion with our board of trustees, Rivermont has decided to reduce our K-12 day-student tuition to $12,290 (current tuition runs from $14,730 to $15,990). Our sincere hope that this reduction in tuition will make a Rivermont education

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 11, 2021) Congratulations to the following Middle and Upper School students for making the Rivermont Collegiate Second Quarter 2020-2021 Honor Roll!

Rivermont Collegiate Middle School Honor Roll Grades 6-8

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 28, 2020) — Families of our graduates will be present. We invite the rest of our Rivermont community to join us on Facebook


BETTENDORF, IOWA (April 24, 2020) — During these challenging times, we wanted to share this inspiring letter from our Preschool teacher to the Rivermont community.


Our classrooms may be dark, but teaching and learning continue.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 24, 2020) — Rivermont Collegiate Preschool Teacher, Cassaundra Dunbridge has been awarded the National Geographic Educator Certification. The certification is not easy to achieve; less than 5000 people worldwide per seasonal cohort are accepted into the program. She applied for the summer cohort this past

December but was surprised to be invited to the winter cohort.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 27, 2020) — Rowers of all ages (beginning in Kindergarten) and all skill levels, from Des Moines to Chicago, will compete in the Quad Cities Erg Showdown. Rowers will compete in the Jr 2k, Jr Lightweight, Jr Novice 2k, several 4x500 meter races, and much more. It promises to be an exciting day.

The event is free and open to the public. Snacks will be available for purchase.

First race, 8:30 a.m.  Last race, 2:30 p.m.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 20, 2019) — Rivermont Collegiate, a PS-12th grade-independent school, founded in 1884, adds a second campus in Clinton, Iowa. The new campus, which will be called Rivermont Collegiate Pangaea Campus, boasts the best STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) facilities in the state of Iowa. Ashford University invested more than thirty million dollars into the campus before liquidating the asset several years ago.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 1, 2019) — Congratulations to the following students who have made the Rivermont Collegiate First Quarter 2019-2020 Honor Roll!


Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Headmaster’s List

Kate Austin

Asher Ciaccio

Lily Collins

Griffin Cotton

Hadil El-Geneidy

Abigail Johnson

Vyom Pancholi

Chiara Paul

Lucas Senjem

Selynna Song

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 11, 2019) — Rivermont Collegiate is proud to announce that students Jozef Porubcin and Anna Senjem are Semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically-talented high-school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 21, 2019) — It was an ambitious three-year fundraising campaign and an extremely aggressive six-month construction schedule, but the new STEAM center is ready to open, just in time for the 2019-20 school year. The 3-story, 30,000 plus square foot facility is equipped with state-of-the-art makerspace, science labs, band, and math classrooms.