Buxton School

     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)
Other school association(s)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1928

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 36%
State avg.: 25%
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 36%
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
(no dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $51,000
Tuition Notes International student fee is an additional $3500
% on Financial Aid 45%
Admissions Director Torie Nichols
Admissions Associate Justina Trova

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Dance, Freestyle Skiing, Indoor Soccer, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballDance,
Freestyle SkiingIndoor Soccer,
Mountain BikingSnowboarding,
SoccerUltimate Frisbee,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ceramics, Chorus, Creative Writing, Dance and Drumming, Drama, Orchestra, Photography, Printmaking, Studio Art, Video Production Ceramics, Chorus, Drama, Orchestra, Photography, Printmaking, Studio Art, Creative Writing,
Dance and Drumming,
Video Production,

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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Williamstown
    163 Gale Rd
    WilliamstownMA 01267
    (413)458-4680
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-9 | 115 students                      
  • North Adams
    Po Box 922
    North AdamsMA 01247
    (413)662-2107
    (Baptist)
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 23 students                      
  • Adams
    108 Summer St
    AdamsMA 01220
    (413)743-1091
    (Roman Catholic)
    7.6 mi | Gr. K-9 | 134 students                      
  • Bennington
    Bennington Regional Day Progra
    Special Education School (Non-sectarian)
    Catamount Elementary School
    BenningtonVT 05201
    (802)447-7543
    Special Education School (Non-sectarian)
    12.1 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 5 students                      
  • Bennington
    307 School Street
    BenningtonVT 05201
    (802)442-2446
    (Roman Catholic)
    12.2 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 163 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Why Would I Want to....
Why Would I Want to....
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $11,847 for elementary schools and $29,049 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos