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The Bolles School

The Bolles School is a coeducational private boarding traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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The Bolles School says

The Bolles School is a nationally known co-educational college preparatory day and boarding school serving grades PreK through 12 on four campuses. Offering a breadth of programs, Bolles is recognized for excellence in academics, arts, athletics, and activities. For information, call (904)256-5030 or visit The Bolles School, established in 1933, is a coeducational, college-preparatory school focusing on general academics for day students in grades PreK through 12 and resident students in grades 7 through 12. The School consists of the Upper School San Jose Campus (grades 9 through 12), Middle School Bartram Campus (grades 6 through 8), and two lower schools, Whitehurst Campus (PreK through Grade 5), and Ponte Vedra Beach Campus (Pre K through Grade 5). The Bolles School offers a comprehensive college preparatory program. Bolles prepares students for the future by providing them with challenges that promote growth and development in academics, arts, activities, and athletics. Moral development is encouraged by an emphasis on respect for self and others, volunteerism, and personal responsibility. A not for profit institution, The Bolles School is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees. The School also works with a 30-member Board of Visitors and an Alumni Board, representing more than 6,500 living graduates.




Grades Cost Term
Middle School $43,300 Annual

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  (904) 733-9292

Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT and the average admitted student scores in the 56th percentile.



Test Scores

1620 25th percentile score for the SAT Composite

1980 75th percentile score for the SAT Composite

1800 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,643
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 34
Kindergarten 55
1 62
2 81
3 69
4 75
5 83
6 86
7 161
8 158
9 190
10 198
11 198
12 193

The Bolles School'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 The Bolles School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 10 : 1
Average Class Size 15
Gender 52% Male / 48% Female
Dress Code Formal
Percent Boarding 11%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 79%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 5%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


  • Fencing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Sailing

Associations & Memberships

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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