About the School
The Bolles School is located in Jacksonville, Florida and enrolls more than 1,700 day and boarding students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The school has four campuses and is a private college preparatory school. The focus is for a student to have a complete education, not only with their academics, but also the arts, athletics and other clubs and community service. The Bolles Honor Code teaches students to have self-discipline, respect, personal responsibility and compassion for others.
The Bolles School was first an all-boys military school, founded in 1933. The school decided to begin admitting girls in 1971, so the military status was no longer needed. The Bolles School believes that all things are possible. They offer a wide range of academic programs as well as fine and performing arts and athletic programs. With the encouragement of teachers, coaches and counselors a student at Bolles can excel in anything.
The boarding students at Bolles can be involved in many after school activities. Whether it is working out, swimming or choosing to use the dorm computer labs, the students can unwind after a day of school. The boarding students can also be involved on the weekends with many activities such as, movies, visit to the area beaches, local festivals, or a trip to an amusement parks in a nearby city.
To broaden the view of the students at Bolles they have a diverse student population, with students from all over the world. This helps everyone to experience different cultures and traditions. The international students are expected to know some English, but for those who are not fluent, the school offers English as a Second Language. The student is placed with English-speaking roommates to help them not only learn the language but the culture.
Boarding School Facts
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|Extra Info.||What you may like about The Bolles School is the variety of activities and clubs that are available. The students succeed in athletics as well as academics. They are prepared to go on to college of their choice.|