Interlochen Arts Academy

Tel: (231)276-7472
Grades: 9 - 12 | 461 students
Aspiring artists at Interlochen Arts Academy receive individual attention and regular performance opportunities.
Known for its nurturing atmosphere and motivated students, Interlochen offers intensive college-preparatory academics and pre-professional training in the arts.
Academy students come from all 50 states and 20 countries to study with accomplished faculty and work alongside motivated peers.

Graduates are admitted to selective colleges, universities and conservatories.
Academy students regularly earn national recognition from organizations such as YoungArts and Scholastic and Interlochen has had 42 Presidential Scholars in the Arts, more than any other high school in the country, public or private.
Interlochen Arts Academy is part of Interlochen Center for the Arts, a 2006 recipient of the National Medal of Arts.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1962

Student Body

Total Students 461 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Interlochen Arts Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Navy blue pants and light blue shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $50,460
% on Financial Aid 76%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,600

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Acting, Ballet, Band, Choir, Creative Writing, Filmmaking, Guitar, Jazz Band, Modern Dance, Motion Picture Arts, Music Composition, Musical Theatre, Opera Workshop, Orchestra, Theatre, Theatre Design and Production, Visual Arts Acting, Ballet, Band, Choir, Filmmaking, Guitar, Jazz Band, Modern Dance, Opera Workshop, Orchestra, Theatre, Visual Arts, Creative Writing,
Motion Picture Arts,
Music Composition,
Musical Theatre,
Theatre Design and Production,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/05/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Traverse City Christian School (15.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary-Hannah Catholic Elementary School (12.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Children''s House (12.4 miles away)
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  • Kingsley St. Mary-Hannah Catholic Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2912 West M -113
    Kingsley , MI , 49649
    (231)263-5288
    (Roman Catholic)
    12.4  mi  |  91  students  |  Gr.  NS-6
  • Traverse City The Children''s House
    Montessori School
    5363 N Long Lake Rd
    Traverse City , MI , 49685
    (231)929-9325
    Montessori School
    12.4  mi  |  107  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Traverse City
    Traverse Bay Christian School
    (Christian)
    1895 Keystone Rd N
    Traverse City , MI , 49696
    (231)929-9504
    (Christian)
    14.2  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Traverse City
    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton M S
    (Roman Catholic)
    1601 3 Mile Rd N
    Traverse City , MI , 49686
    (231)932-4810
    (Roman Catholic)
    14.7  mi  |  231  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • Traverse City
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1003 S Maple St
    Traverse City , MI , 49684
    (231)946-2721
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    14.8  mi  |  139  students  |  Gr.  NS-6

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