5650 Bollettieri Blvd
Bradenton, FL 34210
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IMG Academy Photo #1 - IMG Academy challenges and supports student-athletes to grow academically, athletically and personally. The result: Student-athletes who are focused, driven and ready to succeed immediately in college and beyond.
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IMG Academy Photo #1 - IMG Academy challenges and supports student-athletes to grow academically, athletically and personally. The result: Student-athletes who are focused, driven and ready to succeed immediately in college and beyond.
IMG Academy Photo #2 - IMG Academy's boarding school philosophy is built around four central tenants: academic, athletic, personal and social growth.
IMG Academy Photo #3 - IMG Academy attracts student-athletes from around the world, with over 50 countries represented in each graduating class.
IMG Academy Photo #4 - IMG Academy's four core tenants include academics, athletics, social responsibility, and character development, allowing student-athletes to express themselves through year-round events and opportunities.
IMG Academy Photo #5 - IMG Academy provides the ultimate experience for passionate student-athletes with a team comprised of educators, specialists, coaches, and trainers as each seeks to prepare student-athletes for their next steps.
IMG Academy Photo #6 - At IMG Academy, we believe critical thinking and independent learning skills are crucial preparation for collegiate-level academics. Our teaching methodologies and curriculum continually evolve to meet the rigorous demands of modern education.
IMG Academy Photo #7 - With a diverse student body drawing from around the world, bonds are forged and friendships made for life.
IMG Academy Photo #8 - IMG Academy's 600+ acre campus gives student-athletes access to the tools they need to excel, as well as a supportive community to help them along the way.
IMG Academy Photo #9 - The recreational area offers a renowned boarding school experience. Complete with outdoor theater, sport courts, resort-style pool, and more, this area allows for a unique social atmosphere on campus!
IMG Academy Photo #10 - IMG Academy's state-of-the-art Academic Center offers academic classrooms in addition to ESL learning spaces, College Planning & Placement offices, a Media Room, Art Studios, and more.
IMG Academy is the world's premier boarding school for dedicated and passionate student-athletes.
With a seamless methodology that equally cultivates academic growth, athletic improvement, character development and social responsibility, IMG creates leaders and influencers who are better prepared than most of their peers to take on the next stages of their lives.
By learning in an environment that both challenges and supports them, IMG student-athletes acquire the skills of balance and prioritization. All the while, they grow their cultural understanding through interaction with student-athletes from across the nation and more than 80 countries.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 1,353 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $84,400
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $67,400
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • One Project. Endless Applications. Academics at IMG Academy - 12/07/2021
    Teamwork isn't only a skill needed to succeed in sport. When student-athletes from an IMG art class, the Learning Resource Center (LRC), and a psychology course came together to create ...morea visual literacy piece, the outcome was not only a learning tool and visual representation of the brain but also an intangible feeling of camaraderie and support. hide
  • Focus on Performance Training: The Ins and Outs of IMG Academy - 08/01/2021
    In addition to the outstanding sport coaches, world-class facilities, and high academic standards, what sets IMG Academy apart from other institutions is our focus on performance training. Performance specialists challenge ...morethe student-athletes to inch closer to their potential through exposure to and application of physical training, leadership and character development, nutrition, cognitive-perceptual training, and of course, mental conditioning. hide
  • Always Striving: A Day in the Life of an IMG Academy Student-Athlete - 04/26/2020
    On a daily basis, student-athletes from one of IMG Academy`s eight sport programs participate in both athletic and academic training; schedules can vary between morning academics with afternoon training, or ...morevice versa. Whether by foot or tram service, student-athletes begin their day heading to the Campus Center for nutritionally-optimized meals before dispersing to the classroom or sport training.Check out the sample schedule below for an inside look at a "day in the life" of an IMG Academy student-athlete... hide
  • What are the Advantages of a Boarding School vs. a Traditional School? - 02/17/2020
    Are you interested in understanding the benefits of sending your child to a boarding school as opposed to a traditional public or even private school? IMG Academy, home to one ...moreof the best boarding schools for athletes, is an option you may be considering if your child aspires to be a collegiate or professional athlete. But, why should you even choose a boarding school instead of a traditional school? Let`s take a look at some of the advantages... hide
  • How Can a Boarding School Prepare Your Child for College? - 10/09/2019
    A child`s high school years shape their future as a collegiate student as well as provide them with a foundation for their overall growth and development as a young adult. ...moreSports boarding schools, such as IMG Academy, provide student-athletes with an undeniably beneficial experience that prepares them not only for college but also for their future career. hide
  • Top 5 Reasons a Boarding School May be Right for Your Family - 01/26/2018
    Deciding if a boarding school may be right for your family begins with understanding where to begin the process - oftentimes the most daunting of tasks, but perhaps the most ...morerewarding in the end.Just as a prestigious university will lead to endless opportunities upon graduation, a boarding school allow for an unmatched experience, preparation unlike any other program, and a network and community that will be available for years to come.Have you proposed the option of attending a boarding school to further your education before entering the next level, but you want to know what is a boarding school like? Are you interested in understanding the advantages of boarding school? The below are five areas that will allow for you to better determine the answer you may be posing: "Why boarding school?" hide
  • ...read more

Top Rankings

IMG Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 308 schools) for:

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Attribute
Student Attention

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
IMG Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
6-12, PG
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1978
1907
Campus Size
600 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
1353 students
300 students
% Students of Color
26%
26%
% International Students
27%
20%
% Students Boarding
75%
70%
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
12 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
14
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
40%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$84,400
(Tuition varies depending on your sport program.)
$61,200
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$67,400
(Tuition varies depending on your sport program. Contact us to learn more.)
$34,900
% Students on Financial Aid
20%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Director of Admissions
Jeff Holbrook

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
14
17
Courses
AP Computer Science, AP English Language & Composition. AP English Literature. AP World History. AP U.S. History. AP European History. AP Calculus AB. AP Statistics. AP Biology. AP Chemistry. AP Physics. AP Environmental Science. AP Spanish. AP 2D Design, AP Human Geography, AP Micro/Macro Economics, AP Research, AP Seminar

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
25
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Community Review Board, Green Team, History Club, I AM THAT GIRL, IMG Initiative Business Club, IMG Ultras Spirit Organization, IMPACT Mentoring, Individual Female Character Development, International Club, Junior Green Team, Junior Key Club, Key Club, Key Club International, Middle School Senate, National English Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Outstanding Cultural Brothers, Presidents Club, Student Activities Committee, Student Ambassadors, Student Residential Assistant Program, Student-Athlete Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Yearbook Club

College Matriculation

Year: 2012 - 2016
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Florida State
9
Miami (FL)
9
Florida
8
UCLA
8
Georgetown
7
Notre Dame
7
Penn State
7
Virginia
7
NYU
6
Ohio State
6

School Notes

    IMG Academy is where potential becomes reality. It is where passion and dedication are channeled into accomplishment. It is where the foundation is built for future success. Simply, it is where people from around the world come to be their own, personal best.IMG Academy is the world`s premier boarding school for dedicated and passionate student-athletes. With a seamless methodology that equally cultivates academic growth, athletic improvement, character development, and social responsibility, IMG creates leaders and influencers who are better prepared than most of their peers to take on the next stages of their lives. By learning in an environment that both challenges and supports them, IMG student-athletes acquire the skill of balance and prioritization. All the while, they grow their cultural understanding through interaction with student-athletes from across the nation and more than 80 countries.
  • Academics: A world-renowned 6th -12th-grade institution that includes post-graduate offerings, IMG Academy balances academics, athletics, character development and social responsibility. Through small class sizes, an accomplished faculty recognized for teaching excellence, 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.
  • Athletics: IMG Academy features eight sport programs (Tennis, Golf, Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse and Track & Field) as well as Athletic and Personal Development disciplines that facilitate improvement in areas like strength, speed, leadership, nutrition and more. With some of the world`s top coaches, professional-quality facilities, cutting-edge technology and customized training programs, IMG Academy`s athletes have dominated competition at every level for more than 40 years.
  • Character Development: Through the teaching of accountability and a strong moral compass, our student-athletes are well prepared for life`s challenges after leaving the campus. Utilizing a revolutionary training curriculum that addresses key areas of peak performance like leadership, confidence, focus and empowerment, IMG Academy instills the mental fortitude that provide an edge to top performers.
  • Social Responsibility: We strive to develop student-athletes who are leaders and role models in the community by emphasizing the importance of giving back. Student-athletes are required to commit a set number of hours each academic year to community outreach through organizations like Special Olympics, Boys & Girls Clubs, American Cancer Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters and more.
  • IMG Academy accreditations: AdvancED, Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), Florida Kindergarten Council
Source: Verified school update

Alumni Reviews Review School

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Description

Class of 2022
5.00
St.Louis University
IMG is exceptionally well organized, efficiently run and super clean. The facilities are absolutely top notch and the one your post great experience that my son had was excellent. Nice dorm rooms, good food options. . .

Class of 2021
5.00
University of Miami
The campus at IMG is set up in a way that allows students to excel in the classroom in addition to outside of the classroom specific to their chosen sport. . .

Class of 2018
5.00
Augustana College
The athletic program is very unique to IMG. The focus on college and applications is also unique. . .
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 1,353 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $84,400
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $67,400
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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