Lyndon Institute

Po Box 127, College Road
Lyndon Center, VT 05850
     Tel: (802)626-5232
        
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 557 students
Founded in 1867, Lyndon Institute is dedicated to providng an educational experience for our students that leads to a lifetime of learning and good citizenship.  We are a private, independent and comprehensive high school for grades 9-12 offering a 150 course curriculum specializing in core and honors academics, fine and performing arts, and career sciences.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ADD, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1867

Student Body

Total Students 557 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade Lyndon Institute Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 9 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Studio Art: Design/Drawing, AP United States History, 

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 31 / Oct. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $44,700
Tuition Notes Above cost for 7 day boarder. 5 day boarding tuition: $31,930.
Admissions Director Don Steen
Admissions Associate Elaina Hegarty

School Notes:

  • Lyndon Institute occupies 150 acres in the historic New England village of Lyndon Center, deep in the beautiful north-eastern part of Vermont. The campus is 5 kilometres from the Burke Mountain Ski Area, a great venue for weekend recreation.
  • Lyndon Institute's 27 buildings include networked classrooms, science laboratories, a library/multi-media center, an auditorium which seats 650, a 250-seat dining hall, 2 full gymnasiums and extensive sports facilities. Courses range from college preparatory courses at the honors or Advanced Placement level to Pre-Engineering and Computer Technology courses. In addition to the regular curriculum, LI offers a multi-level International Student Program for English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).  In addition, Lyndon Institute provides a summer four-week intensive ESOL camp.
  • Boarding students live on campus in six dormatories with 75% of rooms being singles, the remaining serve as doubles.  Students enjoy a wide array of extra-curricular opportunities including 14 different competitive sports and over 20 different clubs and activities, such as Volunteer Club, Public Speaking Club (Forensics) and Dance Club, to name a few.
  • Every student is paired with a counselor through the academic program or boarding program (boarding students receive both) who can advise on college and career choices.

Profile last updated: 09/05/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cornerstone Christian School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thaddeus Stevens School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Good Shepherd Catholic School (9.3 miles away)
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