Miller School

1000 Samuel Miller Loop
Charlottesville, VA 22903-0229
Tel: (434)823-4805
Grades: 8 - 12 | 148 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 and a unique "mind, hands, and heart" curriculum.
There is an emphasis on character, honor, and individual responsibility; arts education; community service; and athletics for both boys and girls.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1878

Student Body

Total Students 148 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Miller School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, Macroeconomics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, US Government & Politics, US History,
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt, for example)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $36,980
Tuition Notes Above tuition figure is for 7-day boarding. Day tuition is $15,865.
Acceptance Rate 65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sam Hale
Admissions Associate Dee Gregory

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryCycling,
EquestrianGolf,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SoccerTennis,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Afton Christian School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Afton Christian School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is North Branch School (6.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Afton
    Grades: KG-10 | 41 students
    6.5 miles
    9357 Critzers Shop Road
    Afton, VA 22920
    (540)456-6853
    6.5KG-10
    41
  • Afton
    Grades: PK-8 | 123 students
    6.5 miles
    221 Mickens Road
    Afton, VA 22920
    (540)456-8450
    6.5PK-8
    123
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: PK-KG | 42 students
    9.2 miles
    1034 Reservoir Rd
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434)977-0583
    9.2PK-KG
    42
  • Charlottesville
    Lafayette School & Treatment Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 13 students
    9.4 miles
    3020 Fontaine Avenue Extended
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434)971-8636
    9.45-12
    13
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: PK-12 | 500 students
    10.2 miles
    175 Hickory St
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434)220-7329
    10.2PK-12
    500

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