Burr and Burton Academy

  • Burr and Burton Academy is an independent, coeducational New England secondary school that serves as the school of choice for students from Manchester and several surrounding communities.
  • Burr and Burton is committed to educating students of diverse backgrounds and talents in a warm and caring environment that encourages excellence and community.
  • Burr and Burton offers a broad and challenging curriculum that seeks a balance between science and the liberal arts.
  • Faculty members strive to instill in their students a love of lifelong learning through their examples and their guidance.
  • The school actively promotes good citizenship, personal responsibility, and service to the wider community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1829

Student Body

Total Students665 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 8%
Students by GradeBurr and Burton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Nordic SkiingSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • Burr and Burton Academy`s mission is to educate students intellectually and morally for a life of responsibility, integrity and service. 665 students and an average class size of 18. College matriculation rate of over 80 percent. SAT scores 122 points higher than the national average. 85 percent extracurricular participation rate. 12 AP courses. 60 percent participate in 16 sports, with two JV teams for virtually every varsity team. The Performing Arts Department offers over a dozen major performance opportunities a year. Over 50 international students from Europe, Asia and South America. A new Mountain Campus lets students immerse themselves in environmental studies
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bondville
    Grades: PK-8 | 66 students
    9.6 miles
    9 School St
    Bondville, VT 05340
    (802)297-2662
    9.6 PK-8
    66
  • Burlington
    Rock Point School
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    Alternative School (Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
    93.7 miles
    1 Rock Point Road
    Burlington, VT 05408
    (802)863-1104
    93.7 9-12
    33
  • Manchester Center
    Grades: K-8 | 120 students
    1.1 miles
    322 Maple St
    Manchester Center, VT 05255
    (802)362-7137
    1.1 K-8
    120
  • Putney
    Grades: 9-12 | 226 students
    29 miles
    418 Houghton Brook Rd
    Putney, VT 05346
    (802)387-6219
    29 9-12
    226
  • South Burlington
    Grades: 9-12 | 417 students
    89.4 miles
    99 Proctor Avenue
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802)862-6521
    89.4 9-12
    417

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The average private school tuition in Vermont is $9,545 for elementary schools and $33,098 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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