Welcome to the NOVA campus where our team stands as a pillar of education within the dynamic region of Northern Virginia. Our passionate team of licensed professionals support students in kindergarten through post-graduate education with autism and emotional disabilities. With the help of our diverse community, we offer an enriching learning experience to empower and achieve academic and professional excellence.
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8540 Cinder Bed Road, Suites 1750-1800 and 8550 Cinder Bed Road, Suite 100, Lorton, VA 22079
- Developmental Delay
- Emotional Disability
- Intellectual Disability
- Multiple Disabilities
- Other Health Impairment
- Specific Learning Disability
- Speech or Language Impairment
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Hearing Impairment
- Orthopedic Impairment
- Visual Impairment
Stephanie West, MS, Principal, invites you to learn more about this location and the services we provide for students with special education needs.
Each Rivermont Schools location offers a handbook to inform our students and families of the policies and procedures in place to achieve safe, efficient, and well-operated schools.
Please download NOVA's school calendars to view important dates for this location.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Rivermont Schools offer internships?
We work with colleges and universities to provide internship positions such as student teacher positions and support staff positions. Visit our careers page to see what positions are available.
Are high school diplomas awarded?
The goal at all Rivermont Schools is to help our students improve to the point where they are able to return to their home school district. In the case that a student stays with us throughout their academic career, Rivermont Schools hold graduations at the end of each school year, for students who have met the graduating criteria, where diplomas are awarded. Keep an eye on our Facebook,Instagram and LinkedIn pages for features of our graduates and graduation ceremonies.
Does Rivermont Schools hold national or local accreditation?
Rivermont Schools are licensed by the Virginia Department of Education. All class credits earned are fully transferable. All schools are fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Education Facilities (VAISEF) and Cognia.
Where can I locate/print/download the current school year calendar?
School calendars are located on the locations pages of each individual school. Navigate to your school’s School Calendar drop down to find a downloadable PDF containing the calendar for the current school year.
Does Rivermont Schools offer a program for emotional support students?
Our emotional support classrooms provide individualized, rigorous, standards aligned,instruction to students with mild-to-severe mental health or behavioral health needs. Our program promotes behavioral, social, emotional, academic and independent living skills. Visit our Emotional Support page for more information, or contact us if you have additional questions.
What techniques, programs and educational services do you offer for children diagnosed with autism?
Rivermont Schools offer standards aligned curriculum with academic and behavior interventions individually designed for students withfor autism and emotional disorders. The needs of the whole student are met through the integration of Applied Behavior Analysis, Multi-Tiered System of Supports, Counseling, Trauma-Informed Approach, and Social-Emotional Learning. Please visit our Autism Support page, our Behavioral and Therapeutic Services page or contact us for more information.
What job openings are available within Rivermont Schools?
As a private academic school, we offer a range of positions from Principal, Teacher, Support Staff and BCBA! Visit our careers page to view open positions and apply today!
Where can I find information on the cost of tuition?
Most students at Rivermont Schools are referred to us via their public school district, and that district would need to authorize placement with us. We do not directly charge tuition to parents. Please visit our Enrollment Process page for more information, or contact us if you have additional questions.
How can I tour a school?
We love to welcome families to see our schools. We generally schedule these once a referral is in process with the school district. At that time, we can arrange for families to tour the facility and observe the classroom in which the student will be placed. The tour provides families the opportunity to ask any questions about the academic and behavioral support we can offer the student. Please visit our Enrollment Process page for more information, or contact us if you have additional questions.
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