Montverde Academy

Montverde Academy

Since 1912, Montverde Academy Has Provided Students With an Exceptional Education.

Montverde Academy (MVA) is a coeducational, independent, international college preparatory school for boarding students in grades 7-12 and day students in grades Pre-K3 – 12 and post-graduate studies, representing more than 70 nationalities. The Academy strives to foster critical and independent thinking while inspiring curiosity, exploration, and a lifelong love of learning in their students, who become leaders with a global vision and strong character.

Montverde Academy teachers are authorities in their academic fields who work to engage students in a challenging, innovative environment. Instructors at the Academy continue to develop and learn professionally through master classes, graduate study, and collaboration. More than 70 percent of MVA teachers hold a Master’s Degree or higher. The Academy strives to provide a curriculum that propels students to higher levels of achievement.

Unlike Any Other

  • 31+ AP Courses Available
  • 70% Faculty with Advanced Degrees
  • 100% College Acceptance Rate
  • 41 Clubs and Societies
  • 17:1 Student-faculty ration in the Upper School

The MVA Difference

Students at MVA, are a part of a community of unique, diverse people whose character plays a vital role in the Academy experience who are motivated to succeed through challenging academics, taught by an engaging, experienced staff who educate students to make positive change through critical thinking, global perspective, and community involvement.

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Unlike Any Other

The MVA experience is an engaging and challenging academic environment that inspires students to achieve at the highest level. Inside and outside of the classroom, students develop their talents and abilities through involvement in fine arts, athletics, school clubs, and service organizations.

The Mission of Montverde Academy is to inspire students to become leaders with a passion for knowledge, global vision, and innovation while developing character in a nurturing and diverse community. The staff members, parents, and students are part of a close-knit, deeply caring community. They emphasize positive relationships that help build self-esteem and confidence in the students, where each individual feels like a valued community member.

Graduates of Montverde Academy

Annual events

Montverde Academy offers a strong, competitive athletic program and belongs to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA). Athletic programs at Montverde Academy have achieved much local, regional and national success. The annual MAIT basketball and MAST soccer tournaments draw some of the best in high school athletics to these three-day tournaments, which have produced NBA stars such as Ben Simmons, D'Angelo Russell, and RJ Barrett. The Academy's soccer program, SIMA, has produced 60+ alumni who play professionally and earned student-athletes more than 35 million dollars in scholarships since 2011.

The Academy hosts annual events and traditions for students and families that celebrate their diverse student body background including Lunar New Year, Diversity Fest, Prom, Homecoming, Sabado Gigante, Winter Fest and more.

Fine Arts productions at the school are open to the public, and include a host of award-winning theatre and music performances. Complete list of upcoming productions.

For more information on these programs and to learn more about Montverde Academy athletics, get the latest news, schedules and game results, please visit

"We are a family of learners, students , and faculty, working together to accomplish something truly transformational. If you are considering a Montverde Academy education , I strongly encourage you to visit our campus to best see, feel and experience the truly special place that the Academy is!"


       - Dr. Kasey C. Kesselring, President

          Montverde Academy