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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,164 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,600
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Montverde Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Year Founded
1912
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,164 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Montverde Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
33 courses
Advanced Courses
AP 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. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Shorts, Skorts and Polo Shirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Day Tuition - 6th-12 grade
Admissions Director
Ann Mills
Admissions Associate
Pedro Davisson

Sports

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.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • D'Angelo Russell '14 - Drafted into the NBA and currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets.
    • Ben Simmons '15 - Drafted into the NBA and currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers.
    • Luc Mbah a Moute '05 - Drafted into the NBA and currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers.
    • Francisco Lindor '11 - Drafted into the MLB, Top 10, and currently plays for the Cleveland Indians
    • Diego Campos '14 - Drafted into the MLS and currently plays for the Chicago Fire.
    • Matheus Silva '15 - Was drafted into the United Soccer League and plays for the Swope Park Rangers. At age 18, he was the youngest international signing in franchise history.
    • Ingrid Hoffman '83 - TV Personality Simply Delicioso
    • Shea Holbrook '08 - Race Car Driver (Perelli World Circuit)
    • Charles Grier '48 - Was VP for Dr. Pepper bottling and at one point was one of two people who knew the recipe.
    • Devon Wright '98 - Freelance Producer and has worked on promos for Monday Night Football and various TV networks, music videos for The Weekend
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,164 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,600
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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