The Grammar School

69 Hickory Ridge Road South
Putney, VT 05346-0534
Tel: (802)387-5364
Grades: PK-8 | 118 students
As a small community of parents, students and teachers in conscious partnership, The Grammar School integrates high expectations for achievement, creativity, self-discipline and social responsibility.  We cultivate in each student a lifelong enthusiasm for learning and a desire to contribute constructively to society.  Our program provides students with an excellent academic, artistic, athletic and ethical foundation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1960

Student Body

Total Students 118 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade The Grammar School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 11 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,200
Tuition Notes Tuition is based on an escalating scale from Kindergarten ($12,800) through 8th Grade ($17,200).
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,200
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Phil Blood


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Cross Country, Nordic Skiing, SoccerCross CountryNordic Skiing,

School Notes:

  • The Grammar School has been incorporated as a non-profit educational institution since 1960.  It is governed by a board of Trustees, made up of parents and representatives of the extended community, which sets policy and guides the mission of the school.  The Grammar School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, or national origin in the administration of its admission policies, educational programs, hiring practices or other school administered programs. The Grammar School is accredited by the State of Vermont and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.  The Grammar School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Independent Schools Association of Northern New England, the Vermont Independent School Association, The Vermont School Boards Association, the Vermont Principals Association, and the Educational Records Bureau.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Putney School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Kindle Farm School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Saxtons River Montessori School (8.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Putney
    Grades: 9-12 | 226 students
    1.3 miles
    418 Houghton Brook Rd
    Putney, VT 05346
  • Newfane
    The Kindle Farm School
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12
    5.3 miles
    Po Box 393
    Newfane, VT 05345
  • Putney
    The Greenwood School
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 50 students
    5.5 miles
    14 Greenwood Lane
    Putney, VT 05346
  • Westminster
    Kurn Hattin Homes
    Alternative School
    Grades: 1-8 | 90 students
    6.1 miles
    Po Box 127
    Westminster, VT 05158
  • Westmoreland
    Pioneer Junior Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-8 | 9 students
    7.4 miles
    13 Mount Gilboa Rd
    Westmoreland, NH 03467

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