Miller School of Albemarle (Virginia)
Founded in 1878 by Samuel Miller, the Miller School of Ablemarle is a co-educational college preparatory school available to students in grades 8-12. Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, the school currently has 185 boys and girls enrolled with an average class size of 10.
Miller originally wanted to establish a boarding school for orphaned children. Upon opening, the school’s curriculum primarily focused on agriculture, carpentry and metal work. Now, the Miller School of Ablemarle offers a number of AP courses and electives in visual and performing arts, music and photography. The school continues following tradition and still offers woodworking as an elective.
While academics plays a primarily role in student’s lives, athletics at the Charlottesville boarding school includes baseball, basketball, cross country, equestrian, lacrosse and much more. The girls’ basketball team has won back to back state championship titles.
The school’s mission is to prepare students for college. Applicants are accepting by mail, email and fax. Interviews are a required part of the application process and are conducted on campus of via SKYPE. Tuition and fees vary based on whether a student residents at the school or is a day student.
Should your child need to reside at the school, tuition would include nursing staff attention and food services. No matter if they do or do not require boarding, students will always receive enrichment opportunities and trips at the Miller School of Ablemarle that will prepare them for a successful future.
Associations & Organizations
- National Association of Independent Schools
- State/Regional Independent School Association
- The Association of Boarding Schools
Students by Grade
Teachers on Staff
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