The Orme School, Mayer AZ:
The Orme School, located in Mayer (halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff), Arizona, is a co-educational accredited college preparatory boarding school offering grades 8 - 12 and Post-Graduate. The Orme School is a unique community of teachers and students who share a passion for academic excellence, adventure, and personal challenge. The Orme School values of Excellence,Tradition, and Character are enmeshed in our boarding program. We are proud that 100 percent of our graduates are accepted to colleges, universities, or junior colleges.
The Orme School is fully accredited by the North Central Association (NCA). Furthermore, the School had applied and was accepted for accreditation as a College Preparatory High School.
These standards include greater program commitment towards all academic areas from class hours to increased percentages of faculty with advanced degrees.
As part of The Orme School's commitment to diversity, we actively seek and enroll students from other nations. To date, we have had students from Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, Canada, Germany, Russia, Moldova, the Bahamas, Lithuania, Bosnia, Columbia and Mexico.
In order to open up the maximum number of positive opportunities for our foreign students, we offer a English as a Second Language (ESL) curriculum.
- Boarding School - Grades 8-12 and Post-Graduate
- ESL Program
- Rigorous academics
- Small classes
- Rustic setting
- Full college acceptance
- Intimate community
- Competitive sports
- Outdoor leadership
- Fine arts, and much more...
The Orme School is located near the geographic enter of Arizona, about halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff and 3 miles off Interstate 17. It is located along Ash Creek in the high country of central Arizona, an area of striking natural beauty. And yet, Orme is not isolated. The bustling metropolis of Phoenix, and the charming towns of Prescott, Sedona, and Flagstaff are close enough that some students commute to school daily.
They provide regular cultural and recreational opportunities. The campus itself occupies half a square mile (125 hectares). It has tall trees, green lawns, flowery gardens, and historic nineteenth-century ranch buildings.
- Living in a residential setting, students are entrusted with personal and community responsibility. By assuming this responsibility and holding themselves accountable for their choices, students learn the value of being a contributing member of a caring community.
- Common areas within the dorms provide laundry facilities, shared kitchen, comfortable seating for watching movies or hanging out, and wireless internet access.
- Lawns and available outdoor seating are also common gathering locations. Students live in fourteen, single-sex dorms divided into Boys’ Camp and Girls’ Camp. Each dorm has between four and six rooms, and the rooms are divided into two-room suites. Typically, each suite has a its own bathroom to share between the two rooms.
- Dorms and roommates are assigned based on grade level and compatibility, and although not guaranteed, returning students may request a specific dorm and roommate.
- While every room comes with essential furniture, students quickly decorate their rooms to reflect their own individual characters. It is the diversity of these characters that makes dorm life special.
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|Address: The Orme School, Yavapai County, Arizona , USA|
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