The Donoho School

  • The Donoho School empowers me to live with honor, engage my passion, act with humility, and delight in wisdom,.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Alabama Association of Independent Schools (AAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1963
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students347 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeThe Donoho School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
83%
Average Class Size11 students
Number of AP Courses11 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, French, Microeconomics, Spanish, US Government, US History
Average SAT score1320
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesGraduated scale ranging from $4755 for PK4 to $9494 for grades 9-12
Admissions DirectorMrs. Katie Newton
Admissions AssociateSunnie Cotton

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic teams, Band, Chorus, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Students, FOCUS Club, Forensics, Honor Council, National Honor Society, Student Government Association

School Notes

  • Ranked the 4th Best Independent School in the state of Alabama two years running (niche.com)
  • Donoho provides an outstanding college preparatory experience, 22 athletics teams, highest-caliber fine arts, and numerous opportunities for student enrichment and community service.
  • Donoho enjoys a record of 100 percent acceptance of its students into college
  • The Donoho School averages a 27.5 ACT composite, while the state of Alabama's independent school averages a 22 composite.
  • The academic facilities are designed to accommodate the college preparatory program and accentuate the learning environment.
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  • Anniston
    Faith Christian School
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    Montessori School (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 325 students
    1.4 miles
    4100 Ronnaki Road
    Anniston, AL 36207
    (256)236-4499
    1.4 PK-12
    325
  • San Diego
    Grades: PK-12 | 308 students
    1803.1 miles
    12855 Black Mountain Rd
    San Diego, CA 92129
    (858)484-3488
    1803.1 PK-12
    308
  • San Juan Capistrano
    Grades: PK-12 | 440 students
    1827.8 miles
    32032 Del Obispo St
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949)493-5683
    1827.8 PK-12
    440
  • Encinitas
    Grades: 7-12 | 161 students
    1809.4 miles
    1500 El Camino Real
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760)944-6777
    1809.4 7-12
    161
  • Rancho Santa Fe
    Horizon Prep
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    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-11 | 500 students
    1807.9 miles
    6233 El Apajo Road
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
    (858)756-5599
    1807.9 PK-11
    500

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The average private school tuition in Alabama is $6,572 for elementary schools and $7,623 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alabama is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).