Thaddeus Stevens School

P.O. Box 274 Lyndon Center
Lyndon Center, VT 05850-0586
     Tel: (802)626-0370
Grades: K - 8 | 72 students
Thaddeus Stevens School, offers a rigorous integrated program to students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade.
The School promotes academic excellence, authentic scholarship, and personal integrity.

The School honors Thaddeus Stevens and his work by creating a culture in which students are encouraged to use their voices on behalf of themselves and others.
 Students regularly participate in civil discourse regarding their school, their community, their nation, and their world.  Learning to develop their opinions and to present them with respect toward those who might disagree is fundamental to the students’ experience at Thaddeus Stevens School.

To prepare students to move into the global 21st century environment, the School offers the Middlebury World Languages Initiative offering Chinese, French, German, Latin, and Spanish via an interactive online program.
  The School has formed a partnership with a  school in Hamburg, Germany in order for students to engage in international discussions and has been approved by SEVIS to receive international students.

Students attend high school at Lyndon Institute, St.  Johnsbury Academy, and The White Mountain School.

Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
 Member of Vermont Independent Schools Association and First Amendment Schools Network. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 72 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade Thaddeus Stevens School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Clothing that is respectful of the learning community.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Apr. 30
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,000
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kim Parisi


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, SoccerAlpine SkiingSnowboarding,

School Notes:

  • Strong academic writing program
  • Vertical pre-AP teaming,created by the College Board to prepare students for AP courses in high school in areas of English, history, math, and science
  • Strong school culture reflecting respect for diversity of perspective
  • Fully integrated: art/art history/history/literature/politics
  • Global/international studies program
  • Excellent classical art program
  • Music program including performance
  • Outdoor leadership program
  • Intensive field science conducted in the natural environment
  • Annual mock trial
  • Community service learning

Profile last updated: 01/03/2014

Nearby Schools:

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