Students: 1800 | Faculty: 200 | Grades: PK-12 | Gender: Coed
The Bolles School
Bolles is a day and boarding private college preparatory school, which also includes pre-kindergarten and middle school. The school was first established in 1933 as a boy’s military school, but in 1962, Bolles had its last military graduating class.
In 1972, the doors of this all male school were opened to admit females as well, and the school became co-educational.
The original campus of Bolles has now been renamed The San Jose Campus and has several locations in Jacksonville and Point Verde. Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida with over 850,000 people.
The school operates on two semesters split into two quarters a year. There is a remarkable teacher to student ration at 1:9, and over 50 percent of the teachers hold doctorate and masters degrees.San Jose has remained a private and accredited school.
Boarding Schools in Florida
Safe Harbor is a Christian boarding school that uses maritime training as a therapeutic model for helping turn around at-risk teenage boys. Safe Harbor provides a safe, stable, structured, alternative to harsher juvenile programs. Boys in minor trouble with the law or exhibiting bad behavior learn responsibility and experience behavior modification at Safe Harbor through seamanship, mentoring, counseling and a spiritual focus, while also attending the in-house school. The Safe Harbor program is structured and centers on teaching a work ethic and helping the boys understand their behavior ...
The Ranch for Boys is a Christ-centered Teen Challenge residential boys ranch and therapeutic boarding school for troubled boys, located in Vero Beach, Florida. They believe in the potential within each boy no matter how much trouble they are causing for themselves. The Christian staff bring positive goals and purpose to boys who are struggling with life-controlling issues such as anger, minor substance abuse or trouble with the law, or lack of respect for authority. The therapeutic and academic school at Vero Beach ...
Gateway is a school designed and staffed for boys who may not be accepted at other schools due to their history or who have been expelled from school for behavioral issues. Boys at Gateway are therefore under adult supervision around the clock. Started as a Christian military school, Gateway now continues the decorum of a military school but blends a character-enriching relational program without the meaningless drills and screaming drill sergeants of typical military schools. The boarding school offers positive discipline and ...