Miller School

Tel: (434)823-4805
Grades: 8-12 | 170 students
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The main academic building, called “Old Main” today, was the first building constructed on the Miller School of Albemarle’s 1,600-acre campus.
The Miller School of Albemarle athletic program embodies the spirit of the School's mission by educating the mind, hands, and heart through healthy and balanced athletic competition and team membership. For well over a century, MSA student-athletes have competed with integrity, determination, and spirit, leading teams that honor the traditions and high standards of our institution in each athletic endeavor.
The Miller School of Albemarle athletic program embodies the spirit of the School's mission by educating the mind, hands, and heart through healthy and balanced athletic competition and team membership. For well over a century, MSA student-athletes have competed with integrity, determination, and spirit, leading teams that honor the traditions and high standards of our institution in each athletic endeavor.
The Miller School of Albemarle athletic program embodies the spirit of the School's mission by educating the mind, hands, and heart through healthy and balanced athletic competition and team membership. For well over a century, MSA student-athletes have competed with integrity, determination, and spirit, leading teams that honor the traditions and high standards of our institution in each athletic endeavor.
The Miller School of Albemarle athletic program embodies the spirit of the School's mission by educating the mind, hands, and heart through healthy and balanced athletic competition and team membership. For well over a century, MSA student-athletes have competed with integrity, determination, and spirit, leading teams that honor the traditions and high standards of our institution in each athletic endeavor.
The Miller School of Albemarle athletic program embodies the spirit of the School's mission by educating the mind, hands, and heart through healthy and balanced athletic competition and team membership. For well over a century, MSA student-athletes have competed with integrity, determination, and spirit, leading teams that honor the traditions and high standards of our institution in each athletic endeavor.
The Arboretum Group helps to identify, label, and care for the wide variety of trees and plants on our 1,600-acre campus.  With the support of area garden clubs, the Arboretum Group is working to restore and maintain the Miller School of Albemarle Arboretum, which was planted with the assistance of the Rivanna Garden Club in the 1970s and 1980s.
The main academic building, called “Old Main” today, was the first building constructed on the Miller School of Albemarle’s 1,600-acre campus.
Miller School of Albemarle (MSA), a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and post-graduate, first opened its doors in 1878 with 33 students.
  • Miller School of Albemarle, a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8 - PG, first opened its doors in 1878 with 33 students.
  • At the Miller School of Albemarle, we're all about unlocking the doors of opportunity for our young people – doors that lead to success in college and a productive adult life, doors to which our well-rounded "mind, hands, and heart" program can provide the key.
  • Proud of being a small school with small classes, Miller boasts a vigorous academic college preparatory program.
  • There is an emphasis on character, honor, and individual responsibility; arts education; community service; and athletics for both boys and girls.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1878

Student Body

Total Students 170 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Miller School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, French Literature, Macroeconomics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, US Government & Politics, US History,
Average SAT score 1700
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt, for example)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $41,695
Tuition Notes Day Student Tuition is $20,980
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $9,500
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sam Hale
Admissions Associate Dee Gregory

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Badminton, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBadmintonBallet,
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryCycling,
DanceEquestrian,
GolfLacrosse,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, International Club, Outdoor Club, Ski Club, Society of Women Engineers Chess Club, Outdoor Club, Ski Club, International Club,
Society of Women Engineers,
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