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Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy is a coeducational private boarding traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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Interlochen Arts Academy says

Interlochen Arts Academy, the nation's first and foremost boarding fine arts high school, unites students with others who value their highest aspirations, creating a close-knit artists' community. Five hundred of the world's most talented and motivated young artists study music, theatre, dance, visual arts, creative writing and motion picture arts in a college-like setting. They find in the Academy a fast-paced, creative environment that challenges, inspires and focuses their talents. While producing more than 250 artistic presentations in the school year, Academy students also master a rigorous college-preparatory academic curriculum that prepares them to take prominent roles in a whole universe of professional endeavors.

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Interlochen Arts Academy received a Noodle Innovative School Award in 2015.

Comprehensive college-preparatory classes prepare students for future success - in any field. Students attend class from 8:30am to 5:20pm each day, merging accelerated academic instruction with intensive artistic studies. Arts and academic instructors collaborate to provide a holistic approach to learning where math, science, history and literature complement a student's creativity.

The academic faculty use students' strengths as creative learners to develop greater appreciation for academic subjects. The process opens students' eyes to the sciences and humanities while preparing them for the rigors of the world's most competitive colleges and universities.





Grades Cost Term
High School $48,520 Annual

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


  (231) 276-7374



Test Scores

1210 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 461
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 30
10 66
11 151
12 214

Interlochen Arts Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Interlochen Arts Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Average Class Size 15
Gender 43% Male / 57% Female
Dress Code Formal
Percent Boarding 90%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 75%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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