The Greenwood School

14 Greenwood Lane,
Putney, VT, 05346-0534
Tel: (802)387-4545
Grades: 6 - 12 | 50 students
The Greenwood School is a a boarding and day school for boys in grades 6 through 12.
For over thirty years Greenwood has empowered bright and talented boys who face dyslexia, related language-based learning challenges, AD/HD, and executive function deficits with the skills necessary to bridge the gap between their outstanding promise and present abilities.
Greenwood offers a comprehensive, individualized remedial program balanced with an emphasis on enrichment programs designed to awaken students' hidden talents.
The result is a school that transforms lives by providing the best environment possible for students with specific learning challenges to realize their academic, social, and creative potentials.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Language-based Learning Differences, ADHD, and Executive Function deficits
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 7%
Students by Grade The Greenwood School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 77%
Average Class Size 5 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants or jeans and a collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $67,870
% on Financial Aid 36%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,000
Acceptance Rate 30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Melanie Miller
Admissions Associate Aria Carter

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, SoccerBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Archery, Blacksmithing, Canoeing, Ceramics, Code Academy, Cross Country Skiing, Disc Golf, Downhill Skiing, Filming/Digital Arts, Healthy Living, Hockey, Internship Program, Metalwork on the Forge, Mountain Biking, Music, Outdoor Club, Pottery, Rock Climbing, Skateboarding, Skatepark, Snowboarding, Voice & Music Lessons, Woodworking Archery, Blacksmithing, Canoeing, Ceramics, Code Academy, Disc Golf, Healthy Living, Hockey, Music, Outdoor Club, Pottery, Rock Climbing, Skateboarding, Skatepark, Snowboarding, Woodworking, Cross Country Skiing,
Downhill Skiing,
Filming/Digital Arts,
Internship Program,
Metalwork on the Forge,
Mountain Biking,
Voice & Music Lessons,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 01/07/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Compass School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kurn Hattin Homes (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Grammar School (5.5 miles away)
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  • Westminster Kurn Hattin Homes
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    Po Box 127
    Westminster , VT , 05158
    (802)721-6921
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  96  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Westminster Station Compass School    
    Po Box 177
    Westminster Station , VT , 05159
    (802)463-2525
    4.2  mi  |  79  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Putney The Grammar School
    69 Hickory Ridge Road South
    Putney , VT , 05346
    (802)387-5364
    5.5  mi  |  118  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Saxtons River Vermont Academy
    P.O. Box 500
    Saxtons River , VT , 05154
    (802)869-6229
    5.6  mi  |  233  students  |  Gr.  9-12
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