The Bolles School is an independent college preparatory school with an international reputation for excellence. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, the School enrolls over 1700 boarding and day students in Pre-Kindergarten through the Grade 12 on four campuses: Upper School (9 - 12) - San Jose Campus
Middle School (6 - 8) - Bartram Campus  Lower School (PK - 5) - Whitehurst and Ponte Vedra Campus

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,714 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $29,911
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

Upcoming Events and News

  • Bolles News - 08/17/2021
    Our Bolles News page is an excellent way to keep up-to-date on the successes and achievements of Bolles students throughout the year.
  • 2021-22 Bolles Boarding Students From All Over World - 08/05/2021
    The Bolles Resident Life program welcomed more than 80 boarding students to Bolles for the 2021-22 school year. This year, students are coming to Bolles from 18 countries and 17 ...morestates.Students` home countries include: Austria, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Israel, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Nicaragua, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Vietnam, in addition to the United States. Domestic students are from the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Jersey, Nevada, new York, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. hide
  • The Bolles Sharks Nation Third in Olympic Swimming Medal Count - 08/03/2021
    If the Bolles Sharks Swim Club were a nation, they would rank third in the swimming medal count at the conclusion of the swimming competition at the 2020 Olympic Games. ...moreFormer Bolles swimmers accounted for six gold and nine total medals! Bolles Swimming continues its streak of swimmers at every Olympics since 1972. hide
  • Crosby ’79 Wins Second Pulitzer - 06/24/2021
    Jackie Crosby `79 and her reporter colleagues at the Minneapolis Star Tribune received a Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of George Floyd`s murder more than one year ago. The ...morestaff of the Star Tribune won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting, which honors a "distinguished example of local, state or national reporting of breaking news that, as quickly as possible, captures events accurately as they occur, and, as time passes, illuminates, provides context and expands upon the initial coverage," according to the Pulitzer organization. hide
  • Celebrating Seniors 2021 - 05/26/2021
    Be sure to visit our special Celebrating Seniors page on the school website at www.Bolles.org/celebrating-seniors-2021. There, you will find the Class of 2021 College Attendance list, short features on members ...moreof the Bolles Class of 2021, Senior News Highlights, Senior Quotes, Graduation 2021 information, graduation live stream links and several colorful photo gallery links. Cheers to the Bolles Class of 2021! hide

Top Rankings

The Bolles School 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 Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1933
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,714 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
The Bolles School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
288 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
11%
Number of AP Courses
25 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP American Government, AP American History, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Capstone : Research, AP Capstone: Seminar, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government, AP Computer Science A, AP English III, AP English IV, AP French V, AP Latin IV, AP Latin V, AP Modern European History, AP Physics B, AP Portfolio 2D, AP Portfolio 3D, AP Portfolio Drawing, AP Psychology, AP Spanish V, AP Statistics
Average SAT score
1293
Average ACT score
26
Average Percentile SSAT
55%
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Button down shirt or polo with pants)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
PK - $12,411 K - $16,232 1-3 - $18,200 3-5 - $21,579 6-8 - $30,055 9-12 - $29,911
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$27,500
Admissions Director
Mark Frampton - Upper School
Admissions Associate
Liz Mundin - Middle School
Endowment Size
$25 million

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School Notes

  • The Bolles School is a nationally known co-educational college preparatory day and boarding school serving grades PreK through 12 on four campuses.
  • Offering a breadth of programs, Bolles is recognized for excellence in academics, arts, athletics, and activities.
  • For information, call (904) 256-5030 or visit www.bolles.org.
Profile last updated: 08/13/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,714 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $29,911
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Jacksonville, FL is $9,199 for elementary schools and $10,004 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Jacksonville, FL is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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