The Avalon School

  • The Avalon School brings the spirit of adventure and friendship to boys in kindergarten through twelfth grade in an independent day school featuring a challenging liberal arts curriculum.
  • The school seeks to cultivate in its students a sense of intellectual freedom and personal responsibility; to foster the gifts of faith and culture that are within each boy's reach; and to help them fulfill the deep desire to live a noble life that resides in all men.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded2003
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students207 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeThe Avalon School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, English, European History, Latin, Spanish Language, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Literature, US History
Average SAT score1100
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(dress pants, shirt, tie, and sport coat for upper school; shirt and tie for lower and middle school)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,500
Tuition Notes$8,100 (K-Grade 2); $12,900 (Grades 3-5); $14,400 (Grades 6-8); $15,700 (Grades 9-12).
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Admissions DirectorJohn J. Acevedo
Admissions AssociateLaura Stohlman

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, SoccerBaseballBasketball,
FootballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess, Soup Kitchen at St. Martin of Tours, Student Newspaper

Arts and Music Programs:
Actors Guild, Annual Spring Gala

School Notes

  • The Avalon School admits new students on the basis of academic promise and achievement, character, extracurricular activities, and other interests. The Avalon School regards education as a joint venture with parents; a key aspect of the admission process involves ascertaining the parental commitment to the applicant's development, along with the parents' ability and desire to support the goals and ideals of the school.The Avalon School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. The Avalon School is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

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