Miller School of Albemarle

1000 Samuel Miller Loop
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Tel: 434-823-4805
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12, PG | 185 students
Miller School of Albemarle is a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and PG. We have a 6 to 1 student-faculty ratio, a student population of approximately 170, and an average class size of 10-12.
In addition, a one-on-one study skills course is available for those with a demonstrated need.
This environment, where class sizes are kept small and personal attention is readily available, allows students to thrive.
Several AP classes are available for qualified students, and our unique Design/Build program allows interested students to explore engineering and architecture while gaining hands-on experience.
In addition to a healthy variety of academic courses, the Miller School of Albemarle offers a wide range of athletic programs.
We are focused on educating the whole child – the mind, hands, and heart.
Please give us a call to schedule a visit.
There is no better way to get a true feeling for our program than to visit in person and take a tour.
After doing so, you’ll realize what makes Miller such a rewarding, meaningful, and valuable experience.
In the meantime, we encourage you to explore our website at www.millerschool.org.

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Definition of Terms 
2015 School Data
Miller School of Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 8-12, PG 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1878 1910
Campus Size 1600 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 185 students 300 students
% Students of Color
18%
20%
% International Students
29%
20%
% Students Boarding
42%
67%
Average SAT Score 1700 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1590 - 2060 -
Average ACT score 25 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants, collared shirt)
Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 15 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
70%
67%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $15 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$41,695 $49,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$20,885 $28,400
Tuition international students $50,980 $46,500
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$37,325 $37,000
% Students on Financial Aid
40%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $12,000 $21,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Feb. 16 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
65%
56%
Director of AdmissionsSam Hale
Associate Director of AdmissionsDee Gregory

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 15 16
CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, French Language, Latin, Macroeconomics, Physics I, Spanish Language & Culture, Spanish Literature & Culture, Statistics, US Government & Politics, US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 19 14
SportsBadminton, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Riding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 8 24
ExtracurricularsBadminton, Chess Club, Dance Fitness, Indoor Soccer, International Club, Outdoor Club, Robotics, Ski and Snowboarding

College Matriculation

Year:2013 - 2015 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Virginia Tech 15
University of Mary Washington 13
James Madison University 10
Pennsylvania State University 8
Boston University 7
University of Virginia 7
Hampden-Sydney College 6
University of California - Irvine 6
Syracuse University 5
Washington and Lee University 5

School Notes:

  • Miller School of Albemarle is a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and PG. We have a 6 to 1 student-faculty ratio, a student population of approximately 160, and an average class size of 10-12. In addition, a one-on-one study skills course is available for those with a demonstrated need. This environment, where class sizes are kept small and personal attention is readily available, allows students to thrive. Several AP classes are available for qualified students, and our unique Design/Build program allows interested students to explore engineering and architecture while gaining hands-on experience. In addition to a healthy variety of academic courses, the Miller School of Albemarle offers a wide range of athletic programs. We are focused on educating the whole child – the mind, hands, and heart. Please give us a call to schedule a visit. There is no better way to get a true feeling for our program than to visit in person and take a tour. After doing so, you’ll realize what makes Miller such a rewarding, meaningful, and valuable experience. In the meantime, we encourage you to explore our website at www.millerschool.org.

  • School accreditations: VAIS, NAIS

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