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Miller At a Glance

The MSA Vision:

Our aim is to prepare young women and men for a productive, meaningful and successful life, in college and beyond. MSA will achieve these goals with rigorous and supportive program, talented faculty and staff, small classroom settings, actual leadership opportunities and an emphasis on building character, improving communication skills and developing genuine fellowship. MSA’s unique community builds responsible citizens, 
critical and insightful thinkers, and compassionate individuals.

Our nurturing and controlled environment promotes physical and 
emotional well-being, an understanding of world cultures and values, in a 
safe environment. MSA’s historical tradition of implementing an approach of “Mind, Hands and Heart” stresses the need to learn how to accomplish ideas 
and projects in a sincere, heartfelt manner.

Founded: 1878
Location: 1,600 acres in beautiful central Virginia
Architecture: Virginia Historic Landmarks Registry
Proximity to Charlottesville: 12 miles
Number of Students: 185, Grades 8 through 12 and post-graduate
Co-Educational: Boys – 60%, Girls – 40%
Boarding: 60%, Day Students: 40%
Curriculum: College Preparatory
Smallest Class Size:  Three
Average Class Size: Ten
Popular Electives: Visual Arts, Photography, Design-Build, Economics, Robotics, Music, and Drama
Need-based financial aid: 40% of student body
School Colors: Teal & Green
School Mascot/Nickname:  Mavericks
Central Campus Nickname: The Hill
National Honor Society Chapter
Community Service Volunteer Program
Major Student Leadership Posts: Student Government Association, Honor Committee, Disciplinary Review Board
Semester System: Four Grading Periods
Advanced Placement Course Offerings: English Literature, English Language, U.S. History, European History
Environmental Science, U.S. Government & Politics, Biology, Chemistry, Calculus AB, Statistics, Macroeconomics, French Language, Spanish Language