Vermont Academy

Tel: (802)869-6229
Grades: 9-12 | 246 students
Vermont Academy is a co-ed college preparatory boarding and day school serving 240 students in grades 9-12 located in beautiful Southern Vermont.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1876

Student Body

Total Students 246 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade Vermont Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
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 $49,965
Tuition Notes $27675 Day Students
% on Financial Aid
39%
Average Financial Aid Grant $22,873
Admissions Director Drew Millikin
Admissions Associate Stephanie Boulay

Sports

Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
CrewCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
Field HockeyFreestyle Skiing,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
Nordic SkiingRock Climbing,
SnowboardingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,

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 are committed to helping our students discover their talents while developing the character, skills, strength, and values that will help them grow into confident, independent learners who give back to their community and to the world. Our small community and classes, dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and wide range of athletics and activities—set in the beautiful hills of Vermont—encourage every student to grow and discover his or her voice.

Profile last updated: 08/05/2015

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    Grades: 6-12 | 388 students
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School Reviews

I can't say enough positive things about my experience at Vermont Academy. The support provided to the students, especially those who were furthest from home, was astounding, to say the least. The activities, athletics, and academics are balanced extremely well, with great opportunities to enhance many budding life-long friendships. After nearly 20 years, I am still very much in contact with many former classmates from VA. The experience set a foundation for me to build strong relationships in both personal and professional circles. I was most impressed with the athletics at VA. As a soccer player, I was challenged everyday by the competitiveness among New England prep schools, and looked forward to spending any time with my team, both on and off the field. My fondest memories are those from my days as a VA Wildcat. I am profoundly grateful to Vermont Academy and everything it offered me. I would highly recommend this private school to anyone.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 09/02/15
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, 05/12/14

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