There are 136 private schools in Vermont, serving 11,733 students.
The average private school tuition is $9,138 for elementary schools and $36,114 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
Minority enrollment is 8% and the student:teacher ratio is 7:1.
We are committed to excellence: in language arts, in mathematics; physical, life and environmental sciences; geography and history; the arts, music, drama, foreign language, computer literacy, and physical education. We believe an enriched curriculum promotes a full awareness of the world, and respect for cultural differences. We are committed to developing environmental awareness and an appreciation of the natural world in order that our students become informed, responsible stewards of the land. The visual and performing arts are vital for we believe that creativity in art, music, movement, and drama enhances the child’s capacity to attain and synthesize all knowledge and concepts. The physical education program promotes skill growth, a sense of teamwork, fair play, and a lifelong healthy body awareness.
Each trimester, student groups take part in VA's Global Programs. Including trips to Spain, Chile, Belize and now China.
Hilltop Montessori School is located on 43 acres in beautiful southern Vermont, serving students in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts since 1972. From toddler to teenages our programs nurture academic and social skills, responsible independence, and interests for a lifetime of learning ahead.
Fall, Winter, and Spring Athletic Programs: Over 21 state championships since 2000. Lyndon Institute is located 15 minutes from Burke Mountain, an international ski resort. 29 interscholastic sports and extracurricular club programs.
One of the sports we really like to play at The Mountain School at Winhall is soccer. We also do rockcliming and fly fishing.
The Mayo Center is home to the Grace Stuart Orcutt Library, the Colwell Center for Global Understanding and the Student Lounge.
Our Head of School and math teacher, Dr. Laurie Boswell, considers angle measurements with a 7th grader.
Each year, 100% of our graduating class gains acceptance to college. The Class of 2012 received 1.2 million dollars in merit based aid towards to cost of their higher education.
Greenwood's unique STEAM Program demonstrates the practical application of science, technology, engineering, architecture and mathematics. Our unique STEAM program not only incorporates creative and experiential learning components, but also highlights and showcases the robotics work produced by our students at many events throughout the year.
Vermont Private Schools by County
County# Schools# Students% Minority
99 Schools381381 Students15% 15% Minority
1414 Schools1,5471,547 Students5% 5% Minority
1313 Schools1,9611,961 Students4% 4% Minority
3030 Schools2,2252,225 Students9% 9% Minority
11 Schools3838 Students- - Minority
44 Schools1,2831,283 Students3% 3% Minority
66 Schools313313 Students22% 22% Minority
99 Schools577577 Students6% 6% Minority
22 Schools184184 Students6% 6% Minority
99 Schools430430 Students7% 7% Minority
1313 Schools792792 Students16% 16% Minority
2020 Schools1,4771,477 Students13% 13% Minority
66 Schools525525 Students8% 8% Minority
August 30, 2015
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.