The Bolles School

7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Tel: 9042565030
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12, PG | 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 www.bolles.org.

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Definition of Terms 
2015 School Data
The Bolles School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 7-12, PG 7-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12, PG Pre-K-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1933 1910
Campus Size 52 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 1700 students 300 students
% Students of Color
28%
20%
% International Students
5%
20%
% Students Boarding
12%
67%
Average SAT Score 1800 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1630 - 1970 -
Average ACT score 26 *National Avg. » View
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 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
61%
67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $16 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$46,830 $49,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$22,930 $28,400
% Students on Financial Aid
22%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $13,220 $21,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

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

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 22 16
CoursesAP 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

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 19 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 3 24
ExtracurricularsFencing, Ice Hockey, Sailing

College Matriculation

Year:2012 - 2014 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Florida 65
Florida State University 60
Auburn University 15
Jacksonville University 14
University of Alabama 14
University of North Florida 13
University of Central Florida 11
University of Georgia 11
College of Charleston 10
University of Miami 10
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • The Bolles School, established in 1933, is a coeducational, college-preparatory school focusing on general academics for day students in grades PreK through 12 and resident students in grades 7 through 12. The school consists of the Upper School San Jose Campus (grades 9 through 12), Middle School Bartram Campus (grades 6 through 8), and two lower schools, Whitehurst Campus (Pre-K through ­Grade 5), and Ponte Vedra Beach Campus (Pre K through Grade 5).
  • The Bolles School offers a comprehensive college preparatory program. Bolles prepares students for the future by providing them with challenges that promote growth and development in academics, arts, activities and athletics. Moral development is encouraged by an emphasis on respect for self and others, volunteerism, and personal responsibility.
  • A not-for-profit institution, The Bolles School is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees. The School also works with a 30-member Board of Visitors and an Alumni Board, representing more than 6,500 living graduates.

  • School accreditations: SACS FCIS NAIS

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Lake Mary Preparatory School (103 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grades: 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | 541 students
    103 mi650 Rantoul Lane
    Lake MaryFL 32746
    212-232-0266 x825
    1039-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    541
  • Grades: 7-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     | 1240 students
    113.8 mi17235 Seventh Street
    MontverdeFL 34756
    407-469-2561
    113.87-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    1240
  • Grades: 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | 1200 students
    122.3 mi6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Rd
    WindermereFL 34786
    212.232.0266 x825
    122.39-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    1200
  • Grades: 6-12 | n/a students 140.4 mi190 Greenwood Drive
    Hilton HeadSC 29928
    843.671.2586
    140.46-12n/a
  • Grades: 6-12, PG

    5-12, PG (day)
     | 110 students
    159.9 mi22000 Hwy 27
    Lake WalesFL 33859
    863-676-6091
    159.96-12, PG

    5-12, PG (day)
    110
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