IMG Academy

5500 34th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34210
Tel: 1-800-872-6425
Gr: (Boarding) 5-12, PG | 900 students
Dedicated to helping individuals realize their true potential, IMG Academy offers innovative, comprehensive, and specialized training programs.
With expert instruction, a proven training methodology, professional-grade facilities and a challenging and motivating learning environment that brings together individuals of all ages and backgrounds, IMG Academy provides the ultimate foundation for future success.  At IMG Academy, academic enrichment and athletic skill development represent only a portion of the training that student-athletes receive.
We instill the confidence that allows our student-athletes to aspire for anything that their mind can imagine, while providing the tools to help them reach these goals. 

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
IMG Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 5-12, PG 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12, PG 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1978 1910
Campus Size 500 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 900 students 295 students
% Students of Color 17% 20%
% International Students 54% 20%
% Students Boarding 64% 68%
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 8 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
n/a $48,520
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a $27,240
% Students on Financial Aid 4% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 95% 57%
Director of AdmissionsSabra Pacheco

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 8 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field

College Matriculation

Year: - 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • Dedicated to helping individuals realize their true potential, IMG Academy offers innovative, comprehensive, and specialized training programs. With expert instruction, a proven training methodology, professional-grade facilities and a challenging and motivating learning environment that brings together individuals of all ages and backgrounds, IMG Academy provides the ultimate foundation for future success. 

    At IMG Academy, academic enrichment and athletic skill development represent only a portion of the training that student-athletes receive. We instill the confidence that allows our student-athletes to aspire for anything that their mind can imagine, while providing the tools to help them reach these goals. 

    A fully accredited Pre-K - 12 school that includes Post-Graduate offerings, IMG Academy provides both a challenging and supportive environment that brings out the best in student-athletes. Through small class sizes, a diverse and educated faculty, the encouragement of creativity and discussion, and one-on-one tutoring availability, IMG Academy has sent student-athletes to some of the highest-performing universities in the nation. 

    IMG Academy features seven sport programs (Bollettieri Tennis, Golf, Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Football and Lacrosse) as well as Athletic and Personal Development disciplines that facilitate improvement in areas like strength, speed, leadership, nutrition and more. 

  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dysalculia
  • School accreditations: Southern Associations of College and School (SACS), Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), Florida Kindergarten Council

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Admiral Farragut Academy (24.9 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • St. Petersburg, FL
    501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710
    727-384-5500 ext 220
    24.9 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 307 students
  • Lake Wales, FL
    22000 Hwy 27
    Lake WalesFL 33859
    863-676-6091
    69.5 mi | Gr. 5-12 | 110 students
  • Windermere, FL
    6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Rd
    WindermereFL 34786
    212.232.0266 x825
    95 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 1200 students
  • Montverde, FL
    17235 Seventh Street
    MontverdeFL 34756
    407-469-2561
    97.7 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 1200 students
  • Lake Mary, FL
    650 Rantoul Lane
    Lake MaryFL 32746
    212-232-0266 x825
    120.6 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 541 students
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