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State

Arizona

Number of Students

120 (30% international)

Accepting Students in Grades

8-12 PG

ESL Programs

The Orme School

Private Boarding School – Mayer , Arizona

Small class sizes emphasize college preparation while acres of ranch land and proximity to mountains promote an active lifestyle. Recently installed orchards, gardens, and vineyards facilitate a self-sustainable food production program.

FACILITIES
The Orme School’s 300-acre campus sits on an additional 26,000 acres of ranch land. It features on-campus housing, athletic facilities, equestrian arenas, and a 100-mile bike lane. Students have access to a 24-hour health center, a unique on-campus restaurant, and educational resources such as a planetarium and green house.

SPORTS AND ARTS
In addition to traditional sports such as football, softball, and tennis, The Orme School’s location allows for an outstanding horsemanship program.
The school’s diverse arts program offers classic courses such as band and yearbook as well as more unique options, like their outdoor leadership class. Students can also take part in the annual Fine Arts Festival.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The Orme School has won the state championship in swimming, cross country, track and field, tennis, and chess. The Mathletes achieved an undefeated 2017-18 season and the Quiz Bowl Team was invited to the national championship.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
The dormitories’ blend of international and domestic students can participate in activities such as Friday night Frisbee and stargazing on mesas, which are isolated, elevated plateaus found in desert climates. The Orme School’s new on-campus International House opens in Fall 2018.

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 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:3

Average Class Size

8

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offers Diploma Year Program

Yes

School Uniform

No

Campus Size

300 Acres

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1050

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

100%

Arts

  • 2D Art / Design
  • 3D Art / Design
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Media, Arts, Graphics, Illustration
  • Graphic and Media Design
  • Guitar
  • Photography

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
  • United States Government and Politics

Sports

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

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Chess
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • Equestrian
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Robotics
  • Rock Band
  • Ski
  • Technology
  • Volunteers
  • Yearbook

School Location

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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