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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 665 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Burr and Burton Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Vermont for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1829

Student Body

Total Students
665 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade
Burr and Burton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 665 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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