SPIRE is committed to unlocking an individual`s full potential. We integrate professional training, education and competition across a wide variety of sports, disciplines and possible career paths. From basketball to esports, swimming to mechatronics and track and field to drone racing, no other academy can match the diversity of our curriculum offerings.
SPIRE student-athletes attend residential academy semester programs, but also have the opportunity to experience intense weekend and week-long training camps.
Our academic mission is dedicated to developing the entire individual and to preparing him/her to achieve peak performance in school, at work and in life.
The "SPIRE Way" places equal focus and extra emphasis on the development of strong minds, strong bodies and strong character.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
- Enrollment: 75 students
- Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $59,500
- Acceptance rate: 80%
- Average class size: 15 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
SPIRE Institute and Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 296 schools) for:
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Director of Admissions
- As the foundation of SPIRE, the Academy is where training and education live within four integrated priorities: academics, one`s specialty passion (i.e., sport), personal skills development and career path preparation.
- The SPIRE Academy 9-12th grade college preparatory, accredited, cross curricular, project based program is designed with the progressive learner/thinker in mind. By coupling training with a commitment to maximizing each student`s personal development and preparation for multiple career options, SPIRE Academy is the best place get ready to excel in school, at work and within life itself.
- SPIRE is committed to developing technically skilled players who love to train and live to compete. This is accomplished via an intensive regimen of technical, tactical and competitive training and long-term athletic performance development. Bottom line: SPIRE builds strong, confident, mentally tougher player-athletes who thrive under the pressure of competition. It also provides ideal exposure to the collegiate coaching network. As a result, SPIRE has placed hundreds of athletes into collegiate programs across the US.
- Personal Skill Development
- Everything you do at SPIRE is meant to help you discover your power and your responsibility. SPIRE exists to empower young adolescents as engaged citizens of an ever changing, complex global society. By delving into topics such as integrity, honesty, ethics, gratitude, conflict resolution, communication skills - students giving their all to their program and its many challenges, will be better poised to navigate their student athlete journeys with greater confidence, conviction and commitment.
- Career Path Preparation
- We understand the journey to finding your path. Whether your goal is collegiate, professional or Olympic, we align academics and athletics to support that path. Whatever your goal, we can support you.
- SPIRE Institute and Academy accreditations: ISACS, ODE, TAIS, TABS
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does SPIRE Institute and Academy cost?
SPIRE Institute and Academy's tuition is approximately $59,500 for boarding students.
What is the acceptance rate of SPIRE Institute and Academy?
The acceptance rate of SPIRE Institute and Academy is 80%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 58%.
What is SPIRE Institute and Academy's ranking?
SPIRE Institute and Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Small student body (number of students).
When is the application deadline for SPIRE Institute and Academy?
The application deadline for SPIRE Institute and Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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