The Bolles School

7400 San Jose Blvd.,
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Tel: 9042565030
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 1700 students
The Bolles School is a nationally known co-educational college preparatory day and boarding school serving grades PreK through 12 on four campuses.
Offering a breadth of programs, Bolles is recognized for excellence in academics, arts, athletics, and activities.
For information, call (904)256-5030 or visit

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2014 School Data
The Bolles School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 7-12, PG 8-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12, PG 8-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1933 1908
Campus Size 52 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 1700 students 300 students
% Students of Color 28% 18%
% International Students 5% 20%
% Students Boarding 12% 67%
Average SAT Score 1800 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1620 - 1980 -
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 15 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 22 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 61% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $12 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$45,030 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$22,050 $26,300
% Students on Financial Aid 22% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $13,220 $19,650
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 56% -
Acceptance Rate 50% 58%
Director of Admissions Mark Frampton  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 22 15
AP Art History AP Biology
AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC
AP Chemistry AP Comparative Government
AP Computer Science A AP English III
AP English IV AP French V
AP Latin IV AP Latin V
AP Modern European History AP Physics B
AP Portfolio 2D AP Portfolio 3D
AP Portfolio Drawing AP Spanish V
AP Statistics AP U.S. Government
AP U.S. History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 17 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations 3 24
ExtracurricularsFencing, Ice Hockey, Sailing

College Matriculation

Year: 2012-2013 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Florida State University 27
University of Florida 17
Jacksonville University 7
University of Alabama 6
University of South Carolina 6
Davidson College 4
University of Georgia 4
University of North Florida 4
The Citadel 3
Wake Forest University 3
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: SACS FCIS NAIS
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Travis Tygart '89 - Chief Executive Officer of the United States Anti-Doping Agency
    • Colonel Joseph W. Kittinger ’46 - 1960 /First human ever to reach an altitude of almost 20 miles above solid ground
    • Larry - Retired 2012/Atlanta Braves

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