Southwestern Academy / Beaver Creek Ranch

Tel: (626)799-5010
Grades: 9-12 | 28 students
The Beaver Creek Ranch Campus of Southwestern Academy offers a intimate, international learning environment for students seeking a college preparatory education.
Small class sizes, a beautiful 185 acre campus in one of the most scenic areas of the Southwest and an experienced, caring faculty help students to reach their potential and succeed in college.
Our campus emphasizes outdoor learning and recreation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1924

Student Body

Total Students 28 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade Southwestern Academy / Beaver Creek Ranch Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 7 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $33,750
Tuition Notes Cost is for US boarding students; aid is available for outstanding applicants. International boarding student tuition and fees $41,000.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Joseph Blake
Admissions Associate Ryan Marie Mastrangelo


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arizona Heritage, Camping, Canyoneering, Drama, Equestrian, Indoor climbing, International Club, LaCrosse, Mountain Biking, Photography, Rock Climbing, Sporting Clays, Student Government Camping, Canyoneering, Drama, Equestrian, LaCrosse, Photography, Rock Climbing, Sporting Clays, Arizona Heritage,
Indoor climbing,
International Club,
Mountain Biking,
Student Government,

School Notes:

  • Southwestern Academy seeks students who:
  • Are serious about preparing for college
  • Want small class sizes and individual attention from their teachers
  • Are willing to be challenged to think independently and who want to take an active role in their own education
  • Want to be part of a small and close-knit campus community with students from around the world
  • Are willing to serve others and are generous with their time and talents
  • Are excited about outdoor learning and outdoor activities
  • Enjoy nature and who are interested in caring for the environment

Profile last updated: 07/23/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Sedona Sky Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sedona Sky Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Joseph Catholic Montessori (13.3 miles away)
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  • Rimrock
    Sedona Sky Academy
    Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 51 students
    1.3 miles
    3090 E. Coronado Trail
    Rimrock, AZ 86335
  • Camp Verde
    Grades: K-8 | 52 students
    8.5 miles
    Po Box 3126
    Camp Verde, AZ 86322
  • Sedona
    Verde Valley School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 9-12 | 104 students
    11.5 miles
    3511 Verde Valley School Road
    Sedona, AZ 86351
  • Cottonwood
    Grades: PK-8 | 98 students
    13.3 miles
    2715 E State Route 89a
    Cottonwood, AZ 86326
  • Sedona
    Sedona Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 31 students
    15.3 miles
    90 Deer Trail Drive
    Sedona, AZ 86336

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