The Bolles School

The Bolles School is home to approximately 1,700 day and boarding students in grades Pre-K through 12. Founded in 1933, Bolles features four diverse and co-educational campuses: The Lower School Whitehurst and Ponte Vedra Beach Campuses, the Middle School Bartram Campus and the Upper School San Jose Campus.

The Bolles School

The Bolles School is home to approximately 1,700 day and boarding students in grades Pre-K through 12. Founded in 1933, Bolles features four diverse and co-educational campuses: The Lower School Whitehurst and Ponte Vedra Beach Campuses, the Middle School Bartram Campus and the Upper School San Jose Campus.

Academically, Bolles offers courses in seven languages (including Arabic, Chinese and Japanese) and 25 Advanced Placement Courses. Bolles offers additional courses through a partnership with Global Online Academy (GOA), provides students the opportunity to work virtually alongside teachers and peers around the world. In addition to on-campus activities and language study, Bolles offers exchange programs with schools in Spain, Japan, China and France, and academic and service travel opportunities to a variety of locations.

The Resident Life program can accommodate more than 90 male and female students from around the world. This year, students are from 17 U.S. states and 18 countries. These students help create a unique international educational environment for themselves and their peers—both boarding and day students.

Bolles offers a comprehensive fine and performing arts program with courses in drama, dance, visual arts, chorus, music and band. 80 percent of Bolles middle and upper school students enrolled in Fine and Performing Arts classes this year and 100 percent of lower school students are involved in art, music and theatre instruction. Bolles hosts more than 40 on-campus and gallery receptions each academic year.

The School’s athletic successes are known worldwide with 61 sports teams at the middle, JV and varsity levels. Most students, 90 percent, participate in one or more sports at Bolles. The Bolles School Athletic Program has produced 145 team state titles with 96 state runner-up finishes in 17 different sports, along with 503 team district titles in 24 different sports. Bolles has also won 55 Independent Middle School Conference championships since joining the conference in 2007. A total of 63 Bolles students or former students have participated in the Olympics, and 14 Bolles Olympic medalists have won 29 medals including 18 gold.

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Tuition

$50,000—$60,000 Year

Fast facts

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Affiliation

Private

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Top Programs

English Language (ESL), Mathematics, Science

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Type of School

Secondary/Boarding

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  • School Size

    Large
  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed
  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation
  • Scholarships for International Students

    No
  • Conditional Admission Available

    No
  • Setting

    City
  • Accreditation and Certification

    SACS
  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall
  • Test Scores

    ACT Eng: 19+

Jacksonville FL
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7400 San Jose Boulevard Jacksonville, FL

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