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The Orme School of Arizona

The Orme School of Arizona is a coeducational private boarding traditional school for students in grades 7 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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Overview

The Orme School of Arizona says

The Orme School is dedicated to creating the whole student –mind, body and spirit. A beautiful 360 acre campus is nestled within a 26,000 acre historic, working cattle ranch in Northern Arizona. The Orme School has been offering opportunities to students for over 80 years. In addition to demanding academics, Orme offers athletics, arts, horsemanship, outdoor leadership and a sense of community that is truly unique among boarding schools. With an emphasis in sustainability and Southwest studies, our students gain "real world" experience grappling with the challenges of tomorrow. The experiences gained at Orme last an entire lifetime. An outstanding summer camp, summer school, and specialty ESL programs complete the year-round offerings here at Orme. We also host international as well as other educational and recreational groups seeking outdoor/camping excursions in a Western environment. First and foremost a college preparatory school, we are proud that 100% of our graduating students are accepted to college. The Orme School is dedicated to creating the whole student –mind, body and spirit. A beautiful 360 acre campus is nestled with in a 26,000 acre historic, working cattle ranch in Northern Arizona. The Orme School has been offering opportunities to students for over 80 years. In addition to demanding academics, Orme offers athletics, arts, horsemanship, outdoor leadership and a sense of community that is truly unique among boarding schools. With an emphasis in sustainability and Southwest studies, our students gain "real world" experience grappling with the challenges of tomorrow. The experiences gained at Orme last an entire lifetime. An outstanding summer camp, summer school, and specialty ESL programs complete the year-round offerings here at Orme. We also host international as well as other educational and recreational groups seeking outdoor/camping excursions in a Western environment. First and foremost a college preparatory school, we are proud that 100% of our graduating students are accepted to college.

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Finance

Finance

Tuition

Grades Cost Term
Middle School $41,400 Annual

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (928) 632-7601
Email
  mcasey@ormeschool.org

Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

1710 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 112
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 3
8 5
9 35
10 19
11 18
12 28

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Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Average Class Size 10
Gender 52% Male / 48% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 85%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 40%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3%

Extracurriculars

  • Cheerleading
  • Drama/Theater
  • Yearbook

Associations & Memberships

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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