Verde Valley School

3511 Verde Valley School Road,
Sedona, AZ, 86351-0863
     Tel: (928)284-2272
Grades: 9 - 12 | 104 students
Verde Valley School is one of only a few International Baccalaureate Boarding Schools in the U.S.
VVS educates students for college and for life by encouraging them to become intellectually curious, academically accomplished and creatively expressive.
Our academic and residential programs foster intercultural understanding and world citizenship, environmental stewardship, the value of physical labor, and service to humanity with a willing spirit.
VVS is accredited by the International Baccalaureate World School Organization and the North Central Accreditation Association.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1948

Student Body

Total Students 104 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Verde Valley School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 68%
Average Class Size 9 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses All courses are pre-IB or IB (11th & 12th grades)  
Average SAT score 1800
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $43,000
Tuition Notes Day admission tuition is $23750
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $20,000
Admissions Director Jenifer Gill
Admissions Associate Trina Lacey

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Basketball, Climbing, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Soccer, TennisBasketballClimbing,
CyclingDance,
EquestrianFencing,
GolfMountain Biking,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Coffee House Poetry Club, Model UN, Organic Gardening, Theater, UN Millennium Development Goals Committee Model UN, Theater, Coffee House Poetry Club,
Organic Gardening,
UN Millennium Development Goals Committee,

School Notes:

Verde Valley School educates students for college and for life by encouraging them to become intellectually curious, academically accomplished and creatively expressive. The program fosters intercultural understanding and world citizenship, environmental stewardship, the value of physical labor, and service to humanity with a willing spirit.

Profile last updated: 08/01/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oak Creek Ranch School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sedona Montessori School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sedona Montessori School (3.8 miles away)
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