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the bolles school

About Us

The Bolles School is an independent college preparatory school with an international reputation for excellence. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, the School enrolls more than 1,750 boarding and day students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 on four campuses.

A Broader Perspective

Bolles is the place for students to pursue their passions and talents—and discover new ones. It offers the most extensive curriculum for grades PreK to 12 in Northeast Florida, and it connects students to the global community for an even broader perspective.

The Bolles Experience

Our Mission, the Bolles Way, Honor Code and more!
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Bolles Spirit, the History of Bolles, Faculty and Alumni videos and more!
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Learn more about Bolles' committment to reflecting our core values of excellence, courage, integrity and compassion.
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Faculty & Staff: BTS

Take a Behind-the-Scenes look at how our faculty and staff are making All Things Possible in their subject areas every day!
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Learn more about the Board of Trustees and Head of School.
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Check out the latest Bolles News, Social Media and Photo Galleries!
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Fast Facts


  • Total: 1,756
  • Upper School: 806
  • Middle School: 430
  • Lower School: 520
  • Boarding: 78


  • 286 faculty and staff
  • 125 faculty members hold master’s degrees
  • 13 faculty have doctoral degrees
  • Classes stay small - allowing for more individual instruction and student engagement

2024-25 Tuition

  • Lower School: $13,420-$22,760
  • Middle School: $31,240
  • Upper School: $32,200
  • Boarding: $66,750

Affordability Awards:
More than $5.6 Million

$53 Million

$23.2 Million

The Bolles Fund:
$1.998 Million

Bulldog Life

Meet Leah Scott '17


Meet Graham '26


Meet Jimmy Lyons


Meet Mark '30