The Bolles School

  • The Bolles School is a private college preparatory school with an international reputation for excellence.
  • Located in Jacksonville, Florida, the school enrolls more than 1,800 boarding and day students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
  • Bolles focuses on a complete education that emphasizes excellence in academics, the arts, athletics and other activities like clubs and community service.
  • Students can pursue their interests and learn to balance a rich variety of activities.
  • Our rigorous programs prepare students for future success, and 100 percent of our graduating seniors go on to college.
  • Our students also learn the importance of self-discipline, respect, personal responsibility and compassion.
  • These values, outlined in the Bolles Honor Code, are vital to campus life.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students1,667 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade The Bolles School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers137 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville
    Grades: PK-12 | 653 students
    2 miles
    5520 University Blvd W
    Jacksonville, FL 32216
    (904)737-6330
    2 PK-12
    653
  • Jacksonville
    Grades: K-12 | 221 students
    8.5 miles
    5725 Fort Caroline Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32277
    (904)762-0123
    8.5 K-12
    221
  • Jacksonville
    Grades: 6-12 | 886 students
    4.4 miles
    4455 Atlantic Blvd
    Jacksonville, FL 32207
    (904)396-5751
    4.4 6-12
    886
  • Knoxville
    Grades: PK-12 | 1035 students
    417.8 miles
    9800 Webb School Ln
    Knoxville, TN 37923
    (865)291-3838
    417.8 PK-12
    1035
  • Jacksonville
    Grades: PK-8 | 206 students
    5.8 miles
    10472 Beach Blvd
    Jacksonville, FL 32246
    (904)641-6458
    5.8 PK-8
    206

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The average private school tuition in Jacksonville, FL is $7,465 for elementary schools and $8,450 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Jacksonville, FL is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).