Southwestern Academy / Beaver Creek Ranch

8800 East Ranch Campus Road
Rimrock, AZ 86335
Tel: (626)799-5010
  • The Beaver Creek Ranch Campus of Southwestern Academy is located outside the city of Sedona and offers an intimate, international learning environment for students seeking a college preparatory education.
  • Small class sizes, a beautiful 180 acre campus in one of the most scenic areas of the Southwest and an experienced, caring faculty help students to reach their potential and succeed in college.  Settings emphasize outdoor learning and recreation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1924
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students28 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
61%
State avg.: 38%
Students by GradeSouthwestern Academy / Beaver Creek Ranch Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size7 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$48,850
Tuition NotesCost is for US boarding students; aid is available for outstanding applicants. International boarding student tuition and fees $48,850
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorElena Lopez
Admissions AssociateYalina Munoz

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, SwimmingBasketballCross Country,
EquestrianGolf,
SoccerSwimming,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arizona Heritage, Camping, Drama, Equestrian, Mountain Biking, Photography, Student Government

School Notes

  • Southwestern Academy seeks students who:
  • Are serious about preparing for college
  • Want small class sizes and individual attention from their teachers
  • Are willing to be challenged to think independently and who want to take an active role in their own education
  • Want to be part of a small and close-knit campus community with students from around the world
  • Are willing to serve others and are generous with their time and talents
  • Are excited about outdoor learning and outdoor activities
  • Enjoy nature and who are interested in caring for the environment

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