Hiland Hall School

2196 Harwood Hill Rd
Bennington, VT 05201-0520
Tel: (802)442-3868
Grades: PK-8 | 36 students
The Hiland Hall School creates a learning environment where students of different ages can interact with each other.
We support what's known as an "emergent curriculum"; the curriculum emerges from the thoughts, interests and needs of the students.
Our methods are founded upon practice developed over the last thirty years by other progressive institutions such as the Prospect School and Bank Street School.
Our emphasis is on "learning to learn"; we encourage active thinking, problem-solving, and group interaction.
Children have regular individual conferences and lessons with their teachers, emphasizing skill development and expansion of thinking. This is a fun place -- but it has a serious mission.
A school assists in the unfolding of individual potential.
We are privileged to be a very important part of a young person's life -- and prepared for every step.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 36 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 8%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,300
Tuition Notes financial aid available

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. World of Peace Kids Club, guest artists guest artists, World of Peace Kids Club,

School Notes

  • The Hiland Hall School creates a learning environment where students of different ages can interact with each other. We support what's known as an "emergent curriculum"; the curriculum emerges from the thoughts, interests and needs of the students. Our methods are founded upon practice developed over the last thirty years by other progressive institutions such as the Prospect School and Bank Street School. Our emphasis is on "learning to learn"; we encourage active thinking, problem-solving, and group interaction. Children have regular individual conferences and lessons with their teachers, emphasizing skill development and expansion of thinking. This is a fun place -- but it has a serious mission. A school assists in the unfolding of individual potential. We are privileged to be a very important part of a young person's life -- and prepared for every step.

Profile last updated: 05/02/2016

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Bennington School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Green Mt. Mennonite School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grace Christian School (2.7 miles away)
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  • Bennington
    Grades: 1-9 | 13 students
    0.9 miles
    1102 Rocky Ln
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802)733-1430
    0.91-9
    13
  • Bennington
    Forrest Ward Memorial School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 6 students
    1.2 miles
    404 Houghton Lanae
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802)442-4579
    1.2K-8
    6
  • Bennington
    Bennington School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 71 students
    2.6 miles
    192 Fairview St
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802)447-1557
    2.65-12
    71
  • Bennington
    Grades: PK-12 | 147 students
    2.7 miles
    104 Kocher Dr
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802)447-2233
    2.7PK-12
    147
  • Bennington
    Grades: PK-8 | 163 students
    3.5 miles
    307 School Street
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802)442-2446
    3.5PK-8
    163

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Amazing school for children to learn and grow and individuals. Wonderful devoted teachers and a true sense of community, where respect for others is of paramount importance.
- Posted by Parent, 02/14/13

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