The Miami Valley School

5151 Denise Dr
Dayton, OH 45429-0454
Tel: (937)434-4444
Grades: PK-12 | 474 students
As an independent, college-preparatory day school for students from early childhood through upper school, The Miami Valley School’s mission is to challenge young people of promise to become self-sustaining learners and compassionate global citizens.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 474 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Miami Valley School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Average SAT score 1825
Average ACT score 27

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,000
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $7,980 to $19,725
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,866
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Susan Strong
Admissions Associate Anne Dettmer


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballBowling,
Cross CountryDiving,
TennisTrack and Field,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Alter High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carousel House School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Carousel House School (1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dayton
    Carousel House School
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-3 | 54 students
    1 miles
    5520 Far Hills Ave
    Dayton, OH 45429
  • Kettering
    Grades: NS-8 | 449 students
    1.4 miles
    4600 Ackerman Blvd
    Kettering, OH 45429
  • Dayton
    Alter High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 668 students
    1.6 miles
    940 E David Rd
    Dayton, OH 45429
  • Centerville
    Rahn Road KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.9 miles
    951 East Rahn Rd.
    Centerville, OH 45429
  • Kettering
    Kettering KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.1 miles
    1111 East Stroop Rd.
    Kettering, OH 45429

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