Vermont Academy

Tel: (802)869-6229
Grades: 9 - 12 | 233 students
Vermont Academy students are encouraged to view challenges as opportunities, take risks, and discover their talents.
The school’s program is designed for college-bound students who enjoy a comfortable combination of structure and support.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1876

Student Body

Total Students 233 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 7%
Students by Grade Vermont Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Environmental Science, AP French, Ap Spanish, AP Statistics  
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $45,600
Tuition Notes $25800 Day Students
% on Financial Aid 39%
Average Financial Aid Grant $22,873
Admissions Director David Hodgson
Admissions Associate Molly Gabarro

Sports

Total Sports Offered 22 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and FieldAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
CrewCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
Field HockeyFootball,
Freestyle SkiingGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Mountain BikingNordic Skiing,
Rock ClimbingSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Diversity Club, Math Club, Model UN Diversity Club, Math Club, Model UN,

School Notes:

  • At Vermont Academy, we believe that every student can experience success. That’s why our classes, programs, and resources are designed to help you discover your own interests and capabilities. We’re committed to preparing you for college – not just any college, but the right one for you. We take the time to get to know you, to understand your strengths, your passions, and your fears. We want you to truly know yourself as you prepare for your future education.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Compass School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saxtons River Montessori School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Grammar School (8.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Saxtons River Saxtons River Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 98
    Saxtons River , VT , 05154
    (802)869-3349
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Westminster Station The Compass School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 177
    Westminster Station , VT , 05159
    (802)463-2525
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    2.9  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Westminster Kurn Hattin Homes
    (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 127
    Westminster , VT , 05158
    (802)721-6918
    (Nonsectarians)
    5.4  mi  |  106  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • Putney The Greenwood School
    All-boys | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    14 Greenwood Lane
    Putney , VT , 05346
    (802)387-4545
    All-boys | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    5.6  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Putney
    The Grammar School
    (Nonsectarians)
    69 Hickory Ridge Road South
    Putney , VT , 05346
    (802)387-5364
    (Nonsectarians)
    8.9  mi  |  118  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 12, 2014 - If you send an innocent son or daughter to Vermont Academy, be prepare for the real possibility that he or she will come back as an expert drug and alcohol user. The opportunities for acquiring either of them are just as abundant as the chances to getting a good degree, if not better. - Posted by Parent

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