Miller School

  • 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.
  • There is an emphasis on character, honor, and individual responsibility; arts education; community service; and athletics for both boys and girls.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1878

Student Body

Total Students177 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeMiller School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, French Literature, Macroeconomics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, US Government & Politics, US History,
Average SAT score1220
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt, for example)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 18 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$45,500
Tuition NotesDay Student Tuition is $22000
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$12,000
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSam Hale
Admissions AssociateDee Gregory
Endowment Size$14 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBadminton, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBadmintonBallet,
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryCycling,
DanceEquestrian,
GolfLacrosse,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, International Club, Outdoor Club, Ski Club, Society of Women Engineers

School Notes

  • 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.  There is an emphasis on character, honor, and individual responsibility; arts education; community service; and athletics for both boys and girls.
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  • Charlottesville
    Grades: PK-12
    10.2 miles
    175 Hickory St
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434)220-7330
    10.2 PK-12
    n/a
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    Grades: NS-12 | 893 students
    10.6 miles
    2132 Ivy Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434)296-5106
    10.6 NS-12
    893
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: 5-12 | 216 students
    11.6 miles
    279 Tandem Lane
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434)296-1303
    11.6 5-12
    216
  • Dyke
    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
    19.4 miles
    273 Mayo Drive
    Dyke, VA 22935
    (434)985-2811
    19.4 9-12
    193
  • Farmville
    Grades: PK-12 | 361 students
    51.8 miles
    605 Fuqua Dr
    Farmville, VA 23901
    (434)392-4131
    51.8 PK-12
    361

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