The Bolles School (Florida)
The Bolles School is a private coed school in Jacksonville, a large city in Florida. 114 other private schools are located in Duval County too, but very few – if any – are boarding schools like The Bolles School is. In terms of religious orientation, The Bolles School is nonsectarian.
The academic school year lasts 175 calendar days and each day students spend 8 hours in class. In 2011, 99% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.
157.4 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the student body of 1609 students in grades PK-12. That’s a student-teacher ratio of 10.22. We look more closely at students and teachers in several charts below.
The Bolles School
7400 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, Florida 32217
Associations & Organizations
- National Association of Independent Schools
- State/Regional Independent School Association
- The Association of Boarding Schools
Photo Source: School Website and/or Social Media Data Source: NCES: 00939414
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