Buxton School

291 South Street,
Williamstown, MA, 01267-0126
Tel: (413)458-3919
Grades: 9 - 12 | 90 students
Buxton School is a diverse, coed college-preparatory boarding and day school for students who are looking for stimulating, participatory academics; a committed arts program; and a community experience that is supportive and intentional.
Founded as a progressive school in the 1920's, Buxton continues to educate in the belief that students learn best when they are engaged in meaningful activity in the context of community.
In addition to a curriculum that readies students for the rigors of college, Buxton offers an extensive arts program that includes theatre, studio art, ceramics, music (composition, theory, and performance), photography, and a drum and dance program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Programs Supported yes
Year Founded 1928

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 31%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Buxton School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 33%
Average Class Size 9 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(casual)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $48,500
Admissions Director Franny Shuker-Haines
Admissions Associate Torie Nichols

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballSoccer,
Ultimate Frisbee

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mt. Greylock Christian Academy (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Cobble School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pine Cobble School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Williamstown Pine Cobble School
    (Nonsectarians)
    163 Gale Rd
    Williamstown , MA , 01267
    (413)458-4680
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  112  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • North Adams Mt. Greylock Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    Po Box 922
    North Adams , MA , 01247
    (413)662-2107
    (Baptist)
    2.4  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Adams St. Stanislaus Kostka School
    (Roman Catholic)
    108 Summer St
    Adams , MA , 01220
    (413)743-1091
    (Roman Catholic)
    7.6  mi  |  134  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Bennington The School Of Sacred Heart St. Francis De Sales
    (Roman Catholic)
    307 School St
    Bennington , VT , 05201
    (802)442-2446
    (Roman Catholic)
    12.2  mi  |  172  students  |  Gr.  K-9
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    Hoosick , NY , 12089
    (518)686-7331
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