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State

Arizona

Number of Students

120 (30% international)

Accepting Students in Grades

8-12

ESL Programs

The Orme School

Private Boarding School – Mayer , Arizona

The Orme School is a coeducational, private boarding school with an excellent college preparatory curriculum. The intimate size of the student body creates a family atmosphere and the student-centered academics, combined with a healthy outdoor lifestyle, helps strike a balance between growth and scholastic development.

FACILITIES
Located on a rustic 300-acre campus surrounded by a 26,000-acre working cattle ranch, school facilities feature a planetarium, a greenhouse, multimedia rooms, an outdoor classroom, a photography darkroom, computer center/science labs, art studios, a music room and 17 dormitories. There’s also a gymnasium, soccer and football fields, baseball/softball diamond, two equestrian arenas, tennis courts, a pool and a 100-mile cross-country bike lane. Distinguishing Orme’s campus from other schools are the restaurant and the health center with a 24-hour doctor on site.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Athletic programs include baseball, basketball, football, tennis, track and volleyball. Orme School also has an outstanding horsemanship program (Western, English, Hunter
Jumper, Rodeo). Students may take part in a variety of programs like outdoor leadership, cheer/dance, drama, choir, band, yearbook and the Annual Fine Arts Festival.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Selected by Voices in America for a featured profile airing nationally by PBS, Orme School has won state championships in football, basketball and swimming.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Supervised dormitory life offers a comfy atmosphere where international and domestic teens can hang out, do homework, listen to music, and learn responsibility and independence.
Boarding students enjoy fun activities like Friday night Frisbee games and stargazing on nearby mesas; made possible all-year-round by the famously warm desert climate.

Location
Located one hour north of Phoenix.

Area Population: 1,408
City Website: City of Prescott

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated End Date: Mid-May

School Facts

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

120 (30% international)

Accepting Students in Grades

8-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:3

Average Class Size

8

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

School Uniform

No

Campus Size

300 Acres

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

1450

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

100%

Arts

  • 2D Art
  • 3D Art
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital
  • Graphic Design
  • Guitar
  • Photography
  • Piano

AP Courses

  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Spanish Literature and Culture
  • US Government

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Chess
  • Drama
  • Equestrian
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • International
  • Latin
  • Leadership
  • Math
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Robotics
  • Rock Band
  • Ski
  • Technology
  • Volunteers

The Orme School

Partial list of College and University Acceptances

American University, Arizona State University, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Auburn University, Augustana College, Beacon College, Bethany College, Boston University,
Brigham Young University, California State University at Fullerton, Catholic University of America, Central Arizona College, Chapman University, Clark University, Colorado Mountain College - Summit, Colorado State University, Columbia University, Cornell University

University Acceptance Rate:
100%

Closest International and Local Airports: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
For Details Visit Website:   The Orme School

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