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.
Associations & Organizations
- National Association of Independent Schools
- State/Regional Independent School Association
- The Association of Boarding Schools
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Other Boarding Schools in Florida
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Lake Wales, FL
The Vanguard School is a unique boarding school located in Lake Wales, Florida. The Vanguard School specializes in creating an environment that targets each student's individually exclusive educational needs. Students with specific learning differences are able to get the education and the academic attention they deserve at Vanguard. The Vanguard School's exemplary campus is full of extracurricular activities for students with varied interests. Some students enjoy playing beach volleyball or going on a canoe adventure, while others find solace in joining one of Vanguard's many clubs including Cooking Club, Movie Club, and Shakespeare Club. The Vanguard School has a strong athletic program and competes with other area schools. Basketball, volleyball, swimming, and soccer are among some of the athletic teams students may join. The Vanguard School stands out amongst boarding schools with the offering of school vehicles to take students off-campus for activities such as going to an Orlando Magic basketball game,…4 - 12Coed100 Students25 Teachers
Boca Raton, FL
St. Andrews School was established in 1961 under the auspices of The Reverend Hunter Wyatt-Brown, Jr. The overall goal of this Episcopal school is to develop the mind, body, soul and spirit of each student from grade Pre-Kindergarten to 12. Although originally opening in September 1962 as a boarding school for boys, St. Andrews now accepts girls and operates as both a boarding and day school. In addition to traditional sports programs, St. Andrews School in Boca Raton, Florida, offers an outstanding and unique Equestrian program where students can either begin or seek to improve their equestrian skills and display them to family and friends during events such as the Winter Equestrian Festival. St. Andrews School's fine arts department affords music-oriented students the opportunity to learn to play bagpipes, a rather unusual instrument. Instruction is available for both group and private lessons. The admission process for St. Andrews School in Boca Raton,…12Coed1312 Students164 Teachers
Vero Beach, FL
Treasure Coast Boys Academy is a residential boarding school and counseling program just for at-risk boys. It has an on-campus accredited, private school registered with the State of Florida. It is a safe haven for boys ages 12-17 years of age with out-of-control behaviors.The non-profit program is designed to bring about a change in behavior and attitude for boys who are struggling with behavioral and motivational issues such as: falling grades, school suspension, anger, defiance, depression, attention deficit or attachment disorders. They are also successful in resolving drug and alcohol abuse and addictions, which often coincide with behavioral issues.The ranch property is located on a 30-acre parcel, 10 miles west of Vero Beach, Florida in cattle and orchard country. The boys begin in a dorm setting and finish in a large home with house parents. The property features a well-equipped gym and weight machines, soccer field, baseball diamond, basketball court, pool, game room, fishing ponds, and…8 - 12All-boyStudentsTeachers