IMG Academy - Review #4

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IMG Academy

About the Author:

Years Attended Boarding School:
Sports and Activities:
Majority of time outside of the classroom was spent developing habits, discipline, technique/mechanics in order to prepare for the next level in my specific sport. The coaches at IMG bring an incredible amount of knowledge which they are then able to pass on to those of us on campus.
College Enrolled:
University of Miami
Home Town, State:
Bradenton, FL

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
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.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
Boarding school allows for a development of independence which transitions well when moving on to college. We are already prepared for the challenges that come when living on our own, since we developed good habits and discipline while at IMG.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
4.) What did you like most about your school?
The best thing about IMG was being able to face some of the best competition in my sport.


1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The teachers at IMG supported the students 100% in all their endeavors, not only in the classroom, but showed interest in what we we doing outside of the classroom.


1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The depth of coaching experience at IMG is second to none. Each student has an individual program tailored for them based on their strengths and weaknesses. The athletic facilities at IMG rival that of the most competitive college sports programs.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
I did not participate in visual arts in any way.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
Like any school, there are dozens of activities to choose from outside of class. I spent a majority of my time outside of class practicing my sport, including strength and conditioning.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Rooms were spacious.


1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
Food always changing and never grew stale. Multiple options on campus allowed for variety of meals.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
It’s located less than 5 miles from beaches. Always fun to break away on the weekend and head to the beach.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Maintaining a social life was easy as everyone on campus shared the same goals for academic and athletic excellence.
Read more details about IMG Academy on their 2024 profile page.

Alumni Reviews Review School

IMG Academy Alumni #1
Class of 2022
5.00 9/16/2022
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. . .
IMG Academy Alumni #2
Class of 1980
5.00 9/16/2022
2023 grad
The most important I feel safe at the boarding school and campus very tight security 24/7. The academics are top of the line and all of my teachers have been excellent and always willing. . .
IMG Academy Alumni #3
Class of 1980
5.00 9/16/2022
To be determined
Parent Review:The excellent blend of quality academics and first-class athletic training are what makes IMG an amazingly unique experience in my opinion as a parent of a first-year senior.While IMG boasts incredible athletic facilities. . .
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,351 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $89,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $70,900
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update