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The Miami Valley School
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  • Private
  • DAYTON, OH

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Sports
    grade C+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$22,961
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
49%
Average Financial Aid
$11,000
From The Miami Valley School

The Miami Valley School is Dayton's only independent, nonsectarian college preparatory school for grades Pre-K through 12.

Since its founding in 1964, MVS has been a leader in experience-based education, an approach that is guided by its signature MVS Immersion Method. MVS challenges students to become self-sustaining learners and compassionate global citizens by empowering them to explore their passions in a supportive, diverse learning environment. The results speak for themselves: 100% of MVS graduates attend top colleges, with 94% of the Class of 2022 being accepted at institutions marked "highly competitive" on the Barron's Selectivity Index.

Visit our campus and learn why students don't just come to MVS. Here, they become.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1360
55 responses
Average ACT
30
44 responses

Individualized College Counseling

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MVS' unique experiential education prepares every one of our graduates for the challenges of college and beyond. However, the MVS college process is not one-size-fits-all. Over their high school careers, every senior works with our Director of College Counseling to find the best place for them. At MVS, personalized college counseling is integral to student success. Visit us to learn more!

Culture & Safety

Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 75 responses
  • Immersion
    21%
  • Graduation
    17%
  • Convocation
    16%
  • Musicals
    11%
  • Soul food lunch
    9%
  • Rocket Day
    8%
  • Diversity day
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
490
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$11,768
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 28 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 28 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 28 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
65%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 17 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 17 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 17 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$61,942
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$925
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$154,300
National
$281,900

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