The Discovery School of Virginia

    Details

    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day, Residential
    • Type: Therapeutic
    • Grades Offered: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Country: United States
    • CEEB: 470686
    • Special Needs Served: Learning Differences, Therapeutic
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    Overview

    The Discovery School of Virginia serves teenage boys and girls who are experiencing emotional, behavioral, and learning problems. There are separate campuses for boys and girls. Each school is located in the picturesque Piedmont region of central Virginia.

    The school utilizes a group problem solving process and the natural environment to foster a student's overall positive development. Referred students frequently are described as being immature, impulsive, angry, and oppositional. Often, prospective students are experiencing failure in the traditional school setting. Due to their poor coping skills, enrolled students typically have a number of unresolved emotional and family issues; however, despite their difficulties, they are able to form supportive relationships and mature within the group setting provided at the school.

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