The Miami Valley School

  • As the only independent, college preparatory school in the greater Dayton area, The Miami Valley School fosters a lifetime love of learning, which ignites students' curiosity and empowers them to make an impact.
  • It's why students don't just come to The Miami Valley School.  Here, they become.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students481 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade The Miami Valley School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size14 students
Average SAT score1300
Average ACT score28
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / May. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $8,384 to $22,961. Financial aid is available K-12.
% on Financial Aid
48%
Average Financial Aid Grant$11,000
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAnne Dettmer
Admissions AssociateCaitlin Lewis

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballBowling,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Assorted

Arts and Music Programs:
Assorted

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Assorted

School Notes

  • Every student is unique. At The Miami Valley School, we're independent in our teaching and learning, and in our thinking and doing. For over 50 years, our students have enjoyed the freedom to explore their world in a community that encourages them to discover how to express themselves in it. Although we adhere to a demanding scholarship built on a foundation of integrity and grit, teachers here do more than prepare students to score well on a standardized test someday. They empower students to live life to the fullest every day, to discover their true passion and purpose, and then to responsibly pursue it with emotional and intellectual rigor. It`s why students don't just come to The Miami Valley School. Here, they become.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dayton
    Grades: PK-12 | 464 students
    6.6 miles
    999 Spinning Road
    Dayton, OH 45431
    (937) 252-5400
    6.6 PK-12
    464
  • Dayton
    Grades: PK-12 | 116 students
    5.7 miles
    1617 Ohmer Ave
    Dayton, OH 45410
    (937) 253-5288
    5.7 PK-12
    116
  • Dayton
    Carousel House School
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-3 | 54 students
    1 miles
    5520 Far Hills Ave
    Dayton, OH 45429
    (937) 434-1934
    1 PK-3
    54
  • Dayton
    Spring Valley Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-12 | 420 students
    4.4 miles
    1461 E Spring Valley Rd
    Dayton, OH 45458
    (937) 433-0790
    4.4 PK-12
    420
  • Cincinnati
    Grades: NS-12 | 870 students
    34.7 miles
    6905 Given Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 979-0220
    34.7 NS-12
    870

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Dayton, OH is $4,740 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dayton, OH is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).