Miller School of Albemarle

1000 Samuel Miller Loop
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Tel: (434)823-4805 Ext. 240
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Miller School of Albemarle Photo #1 - MSA`s senior art students are consistently accepted to the top art and design schools. Acceptances over the past two years have included institutions such as Parsons (NYC), Fashion Institute of Technology (NYC), Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA), Savannah College of the Arts & Design, Rhode Island School of Design, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo #2 - Explore methods ranging from traditional film photography and darkroom processes to innovative digital techniques. Study the history and application of the photographic process while embracing contemporary practices. MSA offers four levels of photography to challenge and inspire everyone from beginners to the most advanced student photographers.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo #3 - The Miller School of Albemarle athletic program embodies the spirit of the School`s mission by educating the mind, hands, and heart through healthy and balanced athletic competition and team membership. For well over a century, MSA student-athletes have competed with integrity, determination, and spirit, leading teams that honor the traditions and high standards of our institution in each athletic endeavor.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo #4 - Miller School of Albemarle, a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and post-graduate, opened its doors in 1878 with 33 students. Girls first enrolled in 1884, making it one of the nation`s oldest coeducational boarding schools. The school is situated 12 miles west of Charlottesville on a gently rolling campus of 1600 pristine acres.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo #5 - The baseball program places emphasis on developing the mind, making informed baseball decisions, the hands, the physical skills of throwing, catching, hitting, fielding, and running, and the heart, inspiring players to play with passion, confidence, commitment, and integrity. While each of these is important on its own, when fostered together, they enable the game of baseball to be played well.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo #6 - Our nurturing and controlled environment promotes physical and emotional well-being, an understanding of world cultures and values, in a safe environment. MSA`s historical tradition of implementing an approach of "Mind, Hands and Heart" stresses the need to learn how to accomplish ideas and projects in a sincere, heartfelt manner.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo #7 - The MSA Endurance team is a nationally recognized high school cycling, mountain biking, and distance running program. The team is a varsity sport and competes in both high school and USA Cycling events throughout the year. In addition the VAHS MTB Series, the team competes in USA Cycling road races, criteriums, and Virginia Off-Road Series races on weekends.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo #8 - Miller School head girls basketball coach James Braxton led the Mavericks to their fourth straight VISAA Division II state championship. Braxton led Miller to a 22-10 record and a championship game victory over Seton (52-28).
  • Miller School of Albemarle is a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and PG. We have a 6 to 1 student-faculty ratio, a student population of approximately 185, and an average class size of 9 students.
  • We have a Student Success Center that develops individual success plans for each of our students and helps support their academic endeavors, whether that be support in specific courses or assignments, enrichment, study skills classes, assistance in obtaining internships or mentorships, college counseling, and everything in between.
  • This environment, where class sizes are kept small and personal attention is readily available, allows students to thrive.
  • Several AP and DE classes are available for qualified students, and our unique Design/Build program allows interested students to explore engineering and architecture while gaining hands-on experience.
  • In addition to a healthy variety of academic courses, the Miller School of Albemarle offers a wide range of athletic programs.
  • We are focused on educating the whole child the mind, hands, and heart.
  • Please give us a call to schedule a visit. There is no better way to get a true feeling for our program than to visit in person and take a tour.
  • After doing so, you`ll realize what makes Miller such a rewarding, meaningful, and valuable experience.
  • In the meantime, we encourage you to explore our website at www.millerschoolofalbemarle.org.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
Miller School ofBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-12, PG7-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18781909
Campus Size1600 acres104 acres

Student Body

Enrollment185 students315 students
% Students of Color
41%
23%
% International Students
25%
20%
% Students Boarding
61%
69%
Average SAT Score1194* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1150 - 1310-
Average ACT score24*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki style pants of any color, collared shirt, Shorts, Skirts (no more than 3" above knee), Dresses (no more than 3" above knee))
Casual
Average Class Size9 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:61:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1718
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
67%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Endowment Size$15 million$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$49,500$57,000
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$23,500$31,250
Tuition international students$56,000$50,500
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$42,000$41,300
% Students on Financial Aid
46%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$26,400
($26,400/boarding students, $12,600/day students)
$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineFeb. 19 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
65%
57%
Director of AdmissionsSam Hale
Kane Kashouty
Associate Director of AdmissionsSydney Thomas

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1718
CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, Physics I, Physics II, Statistics, US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1615
SportsBallet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations523
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Debate Club, Drama, Engineering, Gardening Club, Media

College Matriculation

Year: 2013 - 201510 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Virginia Tech15
University of Mary Washington13
James Madison University10
Pennsylvania State University8
Boston University7
University of Virginia7
Hampden-Sydney College6
University of California - Irvine6
Syracuse University5
Washington and Lee University5
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Miller School of Albemarle is a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and PG. We have a 6 to 1 student-faculty ratio, a student population of approximately 185, and an average class size of 9 students. In addition, a one-on-one study skills course is available for those with a demonstrated need as well as a Student Success Center that supports all students. This environment, where class sizes are kept small and personal attention is readily available, allows students to thrive. Several AP/DE classes are available for qualified students, and our unique Design/Build program allows interested students to explore engineering and architecture while gaining hands-on experience. In addition to a healthy variety of academic courses, the Miller School of Albemarle offers a wide range of athletic programs. We are focused on educating the whole child the mind, hands, and heart. Please give us a call to schedule a visit. There is no better way to get a true feeling for our program than to visit in person and take a tour. After doing so, you`ll realize what makes Miller such a rewarding, meaningful, and valuable experience. In the meantime, we encourage you to explore our website at www.millerschoolofalbemarle.org.
  • Miller School of Albemarle accreditations: VAIS, NAIS

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