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

Mateo Surma

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.


BETTENDORF, IOWA (April 26, 2019) — It is with great excitement that we announce Rivermont senior Lauren Schroeder has committed to play Division III Volleyball at Luther College this fall. Schroeder signed her contract with her family, coach, and classmates looking on at a signing ceremony this morning.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 13, 2019) — Fourteen high school students from Rivermont Collegiate represent the only group from the Midwest to attend the Knovva Academy Model G20 Youth Leadership Summit in Beijing, February 16-24. Knovva Academy reached out to us specifically due to our rankings. The majority of students received 1/2 to full scholarships to attend. The topic is “Smart Cities & Global Innovation.”

Lauren Schroeder, a senior at Rivermont Collegiate, was born with only 20% blood supply and had to be given blood to survive. In 2017 she was diagnosed with Chronic Anemia and Ehler’s Danlos Syndrome. She will require blood to managing these diseases for the rest of her life.

On May 3, 2018, at the Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa in Coralville, Iowa ITEC (Iowa Technology Education Connection) sponsored its eastern student technology fair. Several QC area students who participated in the Rivermont Collegiate Technology Fair in April were eligible to present their projects at the event.

APRIL 5, 2018 (Bettendorf, IA) - Rivermont Collegiate will be hosting its annual Gala and Auction on Saturday, May 5, 2018, 5:30 p.m. at the University Club QC in Moline, IL.

For Immediate Release, April 4, 2018 (Bettendorf, IA) – Rivermont Collegiate will host its annual Technology Fair this Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to noon in Becherer Hall on campus, 1821 Sunset Drive in Bettendorf.