IMG Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: 1-800-872-6425
5500 34th Street West
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 - At IMG Academy, we believe critical thinking and independent learning skills are crucial preparation for collegiate-level academics. Our teaching methodologies continually evolve to meet the rigorous demands of modern education, including the incorporation of lessons from the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Bloom`s Taxonomy, the Socratic Method, the Harkness Method, and the "flipped classroom."
IMG Academy Photo #3 - IMG Academy provides the ultimate experience for passionate student-athletes with a team comprised of educators, specialists, coaches and dreamers brought together by passion and the love of personal growth.
IMG Academy Photo #4 - IMG Academy's residence halls provide student-athletes ideal on-campus living options.
IMG Academy Photo #5 - IMG Academy's state-of-the-art Academic Center was completed in August of 2015. With over 72,000 square feet of learning space, students have all of the resources they need to succeed in the classroom.
IMG Academy Photo #6 - IMG Academy attracts student-athletes from around the world, with nearly 70 countries represented in the class of 2016.
IMG Academy Photo #7 - IMG Academy's boarding school philosophy is built around four central tenants: academic, athletic, personal and social growth.
IMG Academy Photo #8 - With a diverse student body drawing from around the world, bonds are forged and friendships made for life.
IMG Academy Photo #9 - IMG Academy's 500+ acre campus gives student-athletes access to the tools they needs to excel, as well as a supportive community to help them along the way.
  • 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.

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  • Class of 2017
    5 Stars  
    NYU
    The campus at IMG Academy is top of the line, you will never find anything like it, not in high schools, and not even in university. IMG Academy has over 500 acres of land, featuring. . .

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2018 School Data
IMG AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)5-12, PG9-12
Grades Offered (Day)Pre-K-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19781910
Campus Size500 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment1200 students310 students
% International Students
48%
20%
% Students Boarding
70%
67%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:101:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1317
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
40%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
n/a$54,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$30,250
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsJeff Holbrook

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1317
CoursesAP 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

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered815
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2524
ExtracurricularsClub 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 - 201610 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Florida State9
Miami (FL)9
Florida8
UCLA8
Georgetown7
Notre Dame7
Penn State7
Virginia7
NYU6
Ohio State6

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 Pre-K -12 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 (Bollettieri 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.
  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dysalculia
  • IMG Academy accreditations: Southern Associations of College and School (SACS), Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), Florida Kindergarten Council

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