Montverde Academy

  • Five generations of Montverde Academy graduates have been guided by three fundamental principles: Knowledge,Character and Community. Founded in 1912, Montverde Academy is a college preparatory, coeducational independent school serving grades PK3-12.
  • The boarding program serves grades 7-12 and Post Graduate. Montverde Academy offers a challenging academic environment to students who have a strong desire to learn and grow in a safe and diverse community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1912
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1,164 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Montverde Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses33 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Government and Politics: Comparative, AP Human Geography, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1: Algebra-based, AP Physics 2: Algebra-based, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetics, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art/2-D, AP Studio Art/3-D, AP Studio Art/Drawing, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Shorts, Skorts and Polo Shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,600
Tuition NotesDay Tuition - 6th-12 grade
Admissions DirectorAnn Mills
Admissions AssociatePedro Davisson

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Team, American Sign Language, Bookworm Buddies, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Choir/Chorus, Computer Club, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Thespian Society, Irving Society, Juggling, Junior Toastmasters, Key Club, Knitting Club, Math Club, Mentor Club, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Orchestra, Science Club, Step Team, Student Government, Yearbook & Photography

School Notes

  • Founded in 1912, Montverde Academy is a college preparatory, coeducational independent school serving grades PK3-12. The boarding program serves grades 7-12 and Post Graduate. Montverde Academy offers a challenging academic environment to students who have a strong desire to learn. Five generations of Montverde Academy graduates have been guided by three fundamental principles: Knowledge, Character and Community. These principles are illustrated in the classroom through Advanced Placement and Honors courses. Performance on Advanced Placement exams achieved better than 82% passing rate with 55% scoring 4 or higher. Achievement of college placement is evidenced by a 100% college acceptance rate. Accentuating the foundation of Montverde Academy's community is its exemplary educators who are committed to academic excellence. Montverde Academy has 61 full-time faculty members with 58% holding advanced degrees. Montverde Academy also places an emphasis on developing students physically through positive interscholastic competition. The Athletic Program is sanctioned through the Florida High School Athletic Association. A variety of individual and team sports at both Varsity and Junior Varsity levels facilitate student development. Numerous athletics and fine arts programs have achieved local, state, and national recognition. In the past eight years, 42 student athletes have earned scholarships to NCAA qualifying colleges and universities. Required involvement with fine arts, athletics, clubs and service organizations allow students to become positive contributors to the school and community. The educational experience provided by Montverde Academy creates opportunities for lifelong learning and global leadership.

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