Verde Valley School

3511 Verde Valley School Road
Sedona, AZ 86351
Tel: (928)284-2272
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  • Verde Valley School is one of only a few International Baccalaureate Boarding Schools in the U.S. VVS educates students for college and for life by encouraging them to become intellectually curious, academically accomplished and creatively expressive.
  • Our academic and residential programs foster intercultural understanding and world citizenship, environmental stewardship, the value of physical labor, and service to humanity with a willing spirit.
  • VVS is accredited by the International Baccalaureate World School Organization and the North Central Accreditation Association.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1948

Student Body

Total Students 104 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Verde Valley School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 9 students
Advanced Courses All courses are pre-IB or IB (11th & 12th grades)
Average SAT score 1290
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $43,000
Tuition Notes Day admission tuition is $23750 Five Day Boarding Tuition is $36,000
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $20,000
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sean Fagan
Admissions Associate Sarah D'Angelo

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryCycling,
DanceEquestrian,
FencingGolf,
Mountain BikingRock Climbing,
SoccerTennis,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Coffee House Poetry Club, Model UN, Organic Gardening, Theater, UN Millennium Development Goals Committee Model UN, Theater, Coffee House Poetry Club,
Organic Gardening,
UN Millennium Development Goals Committee,

School Notes

  • Verde Valley School educates students for college and for life by encouraging them to become intellectually curious, academically accomplished and creatively expressive. The program fosters intercultural understanding and world citizenship, environmental stewardship, the value of physical labor, and service to humanity with a willing spirit.

Profile last updated: 09/01/2015

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