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 Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1878

Student Body

Total Students 177 students
Student Body Type n/a
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Miller School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, 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 score 1220
Average ACT score 25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt, for example)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 18 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $45,500
Tuition Notes Day Student Tuition is $22000
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $12,000
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sam Hale
Admissions Associate Dee Gregory
Endowment Size $14 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Badminton, 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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    10.2 miles
    175 Hickory St
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434)220-7330
    10.2 PK-12
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    10.6 miles
    2132 Ivy Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434)296-5106
    10.6 NS-12
    893
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    11.6 miles
    279 Tandem Lane
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434)296-1303
    11.6 5-12
    216
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    19.4 miles
    273 Mayo Drive
    Dyke, VA 22935
    (434)985-2811
    19.4 9-12
    193
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    51.8 miles
    605 Fuqua Dr
    Farmville, VA 23901
    (434)392-4131
    51.8 PK-12
    361

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