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Verde Valley School
School DescriptionLocated 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.
Verde Valley School’s 1,300-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.
Verde Valley School presents a variety of art classes to choose from such as world music, score reading, and photography.
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 circus arts and geocaching.
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- 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 50% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11
ELTiS MinimumNo Minimum
TOEFL MinimumNo Minimum
TOEFL Junior RequiredNot Accepted
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Feb 14 1st round App deadline, March 10 decision
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