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 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.

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Definition of Terms 
2014 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 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 185 students 295 students
% Students of Color 18% 19%
% International Students 30% 20%
% Students Boarding 40% 67%
Average SAT Score 1600 * 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 14 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)
$39,300 $48,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$19,500 $27,525
Tuition international students $49,500 $45,400
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$35,180 $36,700
% Students on Financial Aid 40% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $12,990 $20,465
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 65% 57%
Director of AdmissionsSam Hale
Associate Director of AdmissionsDee Gregory

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 14 16
CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, French Language, Latin, Macroeconomics, Physics, Spanish Language, Statistics, US Government & Politics, US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 17 14
SportsBadminton, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 2 24
ExtracurricularsRobotics, Ski and Snowboarding

College Matriculation

Year: 2012 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
James Madison University 5
University of California at Irvine 5
Pennsylvania State University 4
George Mason University 3
University of Virginia 3
Virginia Tech 3
Virginia Weslyan College 3
Hampden-Sydney College 2
Old Dominion University 2
Syracuse University 2

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is St. Anne's-Belfield School (10.4 miles away)
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  • Charlottesville, VASt. Anne's-Belfield School
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    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106
    10.4 mi | 886 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • Waynesboro, VAFishburne Military School
    All-boys 
    225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    800-946-7773
    11.3 mi | 170 students | Gr. 7-12
  • St. George, VABlue Ridge School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811
    19.6 mi | 195 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Staunton, VAStuart Hall School
    (Episcopal)
    235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA 24401
    540-213-3746
    22.7 mi | 300 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • Fork Union, VAFork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    1-800-GO-2-FUMA
    29.3 mi | 535 students | Gr. 6-12
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