The Orme School Of Arizona

Hc 63 Box 3040 1000 Orme School Road,
Mayer, AZ, 86333-0863
Tel: (928)632-7601
Grades: 8 - 12 | 103 students
In a Southwestern, college-preparatory environment, The Orme School develops sound character, intellectual growth and curiosity, and an appreciation of our diverse cultural heritage and natural environment.
The nurturing of each student's physical, aesthetic, and spiritual life is emphasized through high expectations and a strong sense of personal and community responsibility.
Established in 1929, the School is located on a 26,000-acre working ranch in the Arizona high country, an area of immensely striking natural beauty.
The Orme School is a dynamic community for teachers and students who share a passion for academic excellence, outdoor adventure and personal challenge.
We are proud that 100 percent of our graduates are accepted to institutes of higher learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
North Central Accreditation
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1929

Student Body

Total Students 103 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Orme School Of Arizona Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 62%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP European History, AP Spanish, AP US History  
Average SAT score 1065
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(academic day wear)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $41,400
Tuition Notes Day student tuition - $20,650.
% on Financial Aid 36%
Average Financial Aid Grant $18,000
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Margaret 'Meg' Casey
Admissions Associate Leanne Hendrikse


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Equestrian, Football, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
Mountain BikingRock Climbing,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Blacksmithing, Choir, Dance, Gardening, Glassblowing, Horsemanship, International Club, Latin Club, Math Club, Orme Student Council, Photography, Piano, Theater Art Club, Blacksmithing, Choir, Dance, Gardening, Glassblowing, Horsemanship, Latin Club, Math Club, Photography, Piano, Theater, International Club,
Orme Student Council,

School Notes:


  • Profile last updated: 01/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Spring Ridge Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Tierra Community School (22.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Christian Academy Of Prescott (22.4 miles away)
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