Private Boarding School
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.
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.
Located one hour north of Phoenix.
Area Population: 1,408
City Website: City of Prescott
Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated End Date: Mid-May
Number of Students
120 (30% international)
Accepting Students in Grades
University Acceptance Rate
- 2D Art
- 3D Art
- Culinary Arts
- Graphic Design
- Art History
- Calculus AB
- Calculus BC
- English Language and Composition
- English Literature and Composition
- Spanish Language and Culture
- Spanish Literature and Culture
- US Government
- Cross Country Running
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs
- Outdoor Activity
- Quiz Bowl
- Rock Band
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:
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Closest International and Local Airports: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
For Details Visit Website: The Orme School