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Verde Valley School

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School Facts

  • Number of Students
    125
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester

School Description

Located in the town of Sedona, Verde Valley School is a private, college preparatory boarding school founded in 1948 by two Harvard-trained anthropologists. Verde Valley offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Program as its sole curriculum.

FACILITIES
Verde Valley School’s 175-acre campus consists of facilities such as classrooms, science and computer labs, a performance center, a studio, and a library. The school’s fitness center includes athletic areas such as a climbing wall and an equestrian ring.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Sedona’s temperate climate allows a year-round outdoor sports program that includes horseback riding, mountain biking, rock climbing, cross-country running, soccer, and golf.
State regulations allow international students in grades 9-11 to participate in any Junior Varsity (JV) sports teams. Verde Valley School presents a variety of art classes to choose from such as world music, studio arts, and theater production.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Verde Valley School was recently placed on the list of “The 50 Best Boarding Schools in the US” by The Best Schools.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Verde Valley’s seven on-campus dormitory buildings offer red rock views, common spaces, and laundry facilities. Between three to five teachers and/or coaches live on-site in each building as dorm parents. Students can choose from an extensive range of extracurriculars such as screenwriting and chess.

                  


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  • 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 175 acres Campus Size
  • 50% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:5
SAT Average
1141
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Sports
Basketball, Cross Country Running, Dance, Golf, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Volleyball
Arts
Ceramics, Studio Art, Theater, Visual Arts
Music
Jazz, Music Technology, Music Theory, World Music
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Anthropology, Biology, Environmental Science, History
Languages
Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Cooking Club, Croquet, Equestrian Club, Gardening, Hiking Club, Performance Arts
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
14-16
ELTiS Minimum
No Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
No Minimum
TOEFL Junior Required
Not Accepted
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Accept Duolingo; Feb 14 1st round App deadline, March 10 decision

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