Miller School of Albemarle

1000 Samuel Miller Loop,
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Tel: 434-823-4805
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12 | 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

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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 8-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1878 1908
Campus Size 1600 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 185 students 300 students
% Students of Color 18% 18%
% 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)
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 14 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 70% 66%
Summer Program Offered No Yes


Endowment Size $15 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$39,300 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$19,500 $26,110
Tuition international students $49,500 $44,500
Tuition 5 day boarding $35,180 $36,800
% Students on Financial Aid 40% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $12,990 $19,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 65% 58%
Director of Admissions Sam Hale  
Associate Director of Admissions Dee Gregory  

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 14 15
Biology Calculus AB
Calculus BC English Language & Composition
English Literature & Composition Environmental Science
European History French Language
Macroeconomics Spanish Language
Spanish Literature Statistics
US Government & Politics US History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 12 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations 2 24
ExtracurricularsRobotics, Ski and Snowboarding

College Matriculation

Year: 2012 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Virginia Tech 5
Boston University 2
Radford University 2
University of Mary Washington 2
Citadel 1
Emory and Henry College 1
Hampden-Sydney College 1
James Madison University 1
Virginia Miliary Institute 1
Washington and Lee University 1
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: VAIS, NAIS

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is St. Anne\'s-Belfield School (10.4 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CharlottesvilleSt. Anne's-Belfield School
    2132 Ivy Road
    10.4 mi | 873 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • WaynesboroFishburne Military School
    225 S. Wayne Avenue
    11.3 mi | 170 students | Gr. 7-12
  • St. GeorgeBlue Ridge School
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA22935
    19.6 mi | 195 students | Gr. 9-12
  • StauntonStuart Hall School
    235 West Frederick Street
    22.7 mi | 300 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • LynchburgVirginia Episcopal School
    400 V.E.S. Road
    46.5 mi | 230 students | Gr. 9-12
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