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    Saint Edward's School ::: Vero Beach, Florida ::: Southeast U.S.

    St. Edward's School

    • Vero Beach is on Florida's mid-Atlantic Coast, while the School campus is immediately adjacent to the picturesque Indian River Lagoon
    • 564 students; average class size 13 students; student/faculty ratio 12:1
    • Coeducational, day, religious affiliation - Episcopal
    •  ESL classes required for all international students so that they are well prepared for a demanding university curriculum
    •  University placements include Dartmouth College, Harvard University among others
    • ESL

    Founded

    1965

    Climate

    Semi-tropical

    Student Body

    564 students (PreK-12); 12% international

    Average Class Size

    13 students

    Faculty

    68 faculty; 50% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    12:1

    College Placement

    100% university placement including Dartmouth College, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, Yale University among others

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Art History, Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, Chinese, Comparative Government, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Modern European History, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, US Government & Politics, US History, World History

    Marking System

    Students meet with their college advisors at least two times per school year for scheduling purposes. As the college application process begins, students may meet with their advisors weekly.

    Grades and report cards are assigned quarterly. All grades and report cards are available online only. Parents can view grades and homework assignments online daily to track student progress.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    HIstory/Social Studies - 3 credits
    Mathematics - 4 credits
    Science - 3 credits
      (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
    Foreign Language - 3 credits
      (same language)
    Fine Arts - 1 credit
    Ethics - 0.5 credits
    Personal Fitness - 0.5 credits
    Electives - 3.5 credits

    Community Service - 100 hours 

    SAT/ACT Scores: Average SAT = 1799; Average ACT = 26

    Accreditation

    Saint Edward's School is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball

    Arts:

    Studio Arts, Choir, Design Graphics, Instrumental Music, Technical Theater, Theater

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs and Activities: Animal Protection Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Community Service, Cum Laude Society, Dance Club, Film Club, Fly-fishing Club, Math Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Ping-pong Club, Spanish Club, Stock Market Club, Student Council

    Facilities:

    Academic complex, activites center, aquatic complex, 2 athletic fields, boat dock, fine arts center, 2 gymnasiums, library, performing arts center, stadium, tennis courts

    ESL

    English as a Second Language classes are required for all international students starting in the fall of 2010 unless English proficiency tests, references, and interview indicate that it is not necessary. One-on-one ESL tutoring is available at an additional cost.