Burr and Burton Academy

57 Seminary Ave PO Box 498,
Manchester, VT, 05254-0525
     Tel: (802)362-1775
Grades: 9 - 12 | 665 students
Burr and Burton Academy is an independent, coeducational New England secondary school that serves as the school of choice for students from Manchester and several surrounding communities.
Burr and Burton is committed to educating students of diverse backgrounds and talents in a warm and caring environment that encourages excellence and community.
Burr and Burton offers a broad and challenging curriculum that seeks a balance between science and the liberal arts.
Faculty members strive to instill in their students a love of lifelong learning through their examples and their guidance.
The school actively promotes good citizenship, personal responsibility, and service to the wider community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1829

Student Body

Total Students 665 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 6%
Students by Grade Burr and Burton Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Softball, Tennis, Track and FieldAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Nordic SkiingSnowboarding,
SoftballTennis,
Track and Field

School Notes:

Burr and Burton Academy’s mission is to educate students intellectually and morally for a life of responsibility, integrity and service. • 665 students and an average class size of 18. • College matriculation rate of over 80 percent. • SAT scores 122 points higher than the national average. • 85 percent extracurricular participation rate. • 12 AP courses. • 60 percent participate in 16 sports, with two JV teams for virtually every varsity team. • The Performing Arts Department offers over a dozen major performance opportunities a year. • Over 50 international students from Europe, Asia and South America. • A new Mountain Campus lets students immerse themselves in environmental studies

Profile last updated: 04/10/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bromley Brook School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maple Street School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is West River Montessori Inc. (12.1 miles away)
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