Verde Valley School
Tel: (928) 284-2272
Verde Valley School Photo #2 - The VVS cycling team trains locally and competes throughout the state.
Verde Valley School Photo #3 - Students travel to Malawi, Africa for a month during the summer to distribute over 3,000 pairs of eyeglasses, play with HIV/AID positive children and build schools in villages.
- 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.
Verde Valley School places among the top 20% of private schools in Arizona for:
- Category Attribute
- Acceptance Rate Lowest average acceptance rates
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
- Sports offered Most sports offered
- School History Oldest founding date
|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|
|Total Students||99 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 41%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||24 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||4:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||All courses are pre-IB or IB (11th & 12th grades)|
|Average SAT score||1141|
|Average ACT score||22|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$54,000|
|Tuition Notes||Day admission tuition is $20500|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$18,500|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Kim Hollingsworth|
|Admissions Associate||Michelle Williams|
|Total Sports Offered||16 sports|
|Sports||Archery, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballArchery, Basketball,|
Climbing, Cross Country,
Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing,
Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||5 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Coffee House Poetry Club, Model UN, Organic Gardening, UN Millennium Development Goals Committee
Arts and Music Programs:
- 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.
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