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The Bolles School prepares students for college and life by inspiring excellence, courage, integrity and compassion in an academic community dedicated to nurturing mind, body, and soul.

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The Bolles Way

Pursuing excellence through courage, integrity and compassion

Generations of students have passed through our halls in pursuit of their own unique brand of excellence.

 

Our Distinctions

4 Campuses

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With four separate and distinct campuses, a Bolles education is both accessible and specifically designed for students of all ages. Our lower school campuses are located about 45 minutes from each other and each features a community spirit uniquely its own. Our middle school campus provides an opportunity for students in grades 6-8 to learn in an independent, college campus-like environment – the only middle school setting of its kind in our region. The Bolles Upper School San Jose Campus, an iconic and historic building on the St. Johns River, is the center of our Resident Life program and upper school life.

Global Community

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The Bolles School is a vibrant community of learners representing more than 59 countries and is one of the most culturally, ethnically and inclusive independent day and boarding school communities in the region. Students cultivate an intentional emphasis on a global perspective  through the Chahlavi Center for Global Learning and Engagement, college-level resources, a partnership with the Global Online Academy, language study and international travel among other offerings.

Lifetime Resources

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The Bolles School is a lifetime resource and connection point: Bolles friends are friends for life. A tight-knit, spirited alumni community affords all students connections and opportunities to excel for life.

Expert Instruction

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The Bolles School is proud of its renowned faculty community of experts who teach in all areas and levels of instruction and, through ample professional development opportunities, continue to advance their expertise and redefine the classroom experience.

Unparalleled Innovation

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The Bolles School leads independent schools around the country in college-level resources and world class facilities, including an Anatomage virtual dissection table, Myrtha pool resources, plans for a STEM-focused Center for Innovation, Math and Science and high level robotics, coding and creative technology study opportunities.

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Our Campuses

Generations of students have passed through our halls in pursuit of their own unique brand of excellence.

  • Lower School Whitehurst Campus (Pre K - Grade 5)
    7400 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32217
    904-256-5255
  • Lower School Ponte Vedra Beach Campus (Pre K - Grade 5)
    200 ATP Tour Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
    904-285-4658
  • Middle School Bartram Campus (Grades 6-8)
    2264 Bartram Road, Jacksonville, FL 32207
    904-732-5700
  • Upper School San Jose Campus (Grades 9 - 12)
    7400 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32217
    904-733-9292

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Our Global Community

The Bolles School prepares students for college and life by inspiring excellence, courage, integrity and compassion in an academic community dedicated to nurturing mind, body, and soul.

As the river flows before us, we move forward to succeed.

— Bolles Alma Mater