Oldest Private Schools in Vermont

The average private school in Vermont was founded around 1964 (2021-22).
The oldest private school in Vermont is Thetford Academy, founded in 1819.

Oldest Private Schools in Vermont (2021-22)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Thetford Academy
Founding Date: 1819
Grades: 7-12
304 Academy Rd
Thetford, VT 05074
(802) 785-4805
Rank: #22.
Founding Date: 1829
Grades: 9-12
57 Seminary Ave
Manchester, VT 05254
(802) 362-1775
Rank: #33.
Founding Date: 1842
Grades: 9-12
1000 Main Street
Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819
(802) 751-2130
Rank: #44.
St. Francis Xavier School
St. Francis Xavier School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1862
Grades: NS-8
5 Saint Peter Street
Winooski, VT 05404
(802) 655-2600
Rank: #55.
Lyndon Institute
Lyndon Institute Photo - Lyndon Institute is a comprehensive, independent high school providing thoughtful and rigorous preparation for students of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, USA and beyond to reach their intellectual, creative, and physical potential.
(1)
Founding Date: 1867
Grades: 9-12
168 Institute Circle
Lyndon Center, VT 05850
(802) 535-3636
Rank: #66.
St. Michael Catholic School
St. Michael Catholic School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(7)
Founding Date: 1874
Grades: PK-12
48 Walnut St
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-6320
Rank: #77.
Vermont Academy
Vermont Academy Photo - Each trimester, student groups take part in VA's Global Programs. Including trips to Spain, Chile, Belize and now China.
(2)
Founding Date: 1876
Grades: 9-12
10 Long Walk
Saxtons River, VT 05154
(802) 869-6229
Rank: #88.
Founding Date: 1891
Grades: PK-8
307 School Street
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 442-2446
Rank: #99.
Kurn Hattin Homes
Alternative School
Founding Date: 1894
Grades: K-8
708 Kurn Hattin Rd
Westminster, VT 05158
(802) 721-6932
Rank: #1010.
Rock Point School
Rock Point School Photo - Rock Point was selected as the most beautiful school in Vermont by Business Insider in 2018.
Alternative School
Founding Date: 1928
Grades: 9-12
1 Rock Point Road
Burlington, VT 05408
(802) 863-1104
Rank: #1111.
The Putney School
The Putney School Photo - Putney is a co-educational boarding and day school for grades 9-12 founded in 1935 by Carmelita Hinton. We are a progressive school, in that we value the idea that education is something to be actively pursued rather than passively received. Our commitment to Ms. Hinton's fundamental beliefs have put Putney at the leading edge of education in America.
(1)
Founding Date: 1935
Grades: 9-12
418 Houghton Brook Rd
Putney, VT 05346
(802) 387-6219
Rank: #1212.
Christ The King School
Christ The King School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1940
Grades: NS-8
136 Locust St
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 862-6696
Rank: #1313.
The Grammar School
The Grammar School Photo
Founding Date: 1960
Grades: PK-8
69 Hickory Ridge Road South
Putney, VT 05346
(802) 387-5364
Rank: #1414.
Mater Christi School
Mater Christi School Photo - Mater Christi School is a private Catholic School sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. Visit and experience a tradition of excellence.
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1962
Grades: PK-8
50 Mansfield Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 658-3992
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Burke Mountain Academy
Burke Mountain Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: 8-12
60 Alpine Ln
East Burke, VT 05832
(802) 427-8013
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Mary Johnson Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: PK-K
81 Water Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
(802) 388-2853
Rank: #1717.
The Schoolhouse
The Schoolhouse Photo - Schoolhouse engages students with integrated studies, year-long projects, and community involvement.
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: NS-8
8 Catkin Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
(802) 658-4164
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Hilltop Montessori School
Hilltop Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: NS-8
99 Stafford Farm Hill
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 257-0500
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Laraway School
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: NS-12
275 VT-15
Johnson, VT 05656
(802) 635-2805
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Mount Snow Academy
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: 5-12
248 Vermont 100
West Dover, VT 05356
(802) 464-7669
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Stratton Mountain School
Stratton Mountain School Photo - www.gosms.org
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: 7-12
World Cup Circle
South Londonderry, VT 05155
(802) 297-1886
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Champlain Valley Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: K-8
2 Church St
Vergennes, VT 05491
(802) 877-3640
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Trinity Baptist School
Trinity Baptist School Photo - Trinity Baptist School -- Phone: (802) 879-9007 -- Email: schooloffice@tbcvt.org -- Website: www.tbsvt.org
(Baptist)
(4)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: NS-12
280 Trinity Drive
Williston, VT 05495
(802) 879-9007
Rank: #2424.
Oak Meadow School
Oak Meadow School Photo - Oak Meadow students are able to learn while they explore the globe.
Alternative School
Founding Date: 1975
Grades: K-12
8 Bellows Falls Road
Putney, VT 05346
(802) 251-7250
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
The Greenwood School
The Greenwood School Photo - Greenwood students don't build their futures on remediated weaknesses, but they do build lives and careers on their strengths and talents. Therefore, Greenwood boys have many opportunities to discover, develop and showcase their creative abilities. For instance, Greenwood offers metal works such as welding and blacksmithing, woodshop classes, and an advanced rock band.
All-boys | Special Education School
Founding Date: 1978
Grades: 6-12
14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
(802) 387-4545
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
West River Montessori School
Montessori School
Founding Date: 1978
Grades: NS
3650 D Rte 100 N
South Londonderry, VT 05155
(802) 824-5033
Rank: #2727.
Founding Date: 1980
Grades: PK-6
231 Western Ave
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 257-5544
Rank: #2828.
The Riverside School
The Riverside School Photo - Our Head of School and math teacher, Dr. Laurie Boswell, considers angle measurements with a 7th grader.
Founding Date: 1981
Grades: PK-8
30 Lily Pond Road
Lyndonville, VT 05851
(802) 626-8552
Rank: #2929.
Turtle Island Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1982
Grades: NS-PK
659 Elm Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 229-4047
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Lake Champlain Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1984
Grades: NS-12
359 Turtle Lane
Shelburne, VT 05482
(802) 985-2827
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
The Mountain School of Milton Academy
Alternative School
Founding Date: 1984
Grades: 11
151 Mountain School Rd
Vershire, VT 05079
(802) 685-4520
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Mid Vermont Christian School
Mid Vermont Christian School Photo - High School
(Christian)
(6)
Founding Date: 1987
Grades: NS-12
399 W Gilson Avenue
White River Junction, VT 05001
(802) 295-6800
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Southshire Community School
Southshire Community School Photo - Students at Southshire Community School are friends, but often it feels as if they are more like family.
Alternative School
Founding Date: 1987
Grades: K-8
24 Bank Street
North Bennington, VT 05257
(802) 442-4601
Rank: #3434.
Renaissance School
Renaissance School Photo - A Renaissance field trip, hiking up Mount Philo!
(1)
Founding Date: 1988
Grades: K-5
1611 Harbor Rd
Shelburne, VT 05482
(802) 985-8209
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
International Children's School Inc.
International Children's School Inc. Photo - We love to learn.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
Founding Date: 1989
Grades: PK-3
1 Executive Drive, P.O.Box 9435
South Burlington, VT 05407
(802) 865-3344
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