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The Neighborhood Schoolhouse
  • Founded in 1980, The Neighborhood Schoolhouse is a progressive preschool and elementary school.
  • Located on beautiful Solar Hill, the school's gently sloping grounds offer two playgrounds and direct access to more than 400 acres of woodlands with extensive nature trails.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students53 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 8%
Students by GradeNeighborhood Schoolhouse Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies according to program. Please call for current tuition rates. We offer a generous financial aid and work study program.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJulia von Ranson

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Cycling, Dance, Nordic Skiing, SoccerAlpine SkiingCycling,
DanceNordic Skiing,
Soccer

School Notes

  • Our mission is to inspire a lifelong love of learning and to provide our students with the skills needed to contribute to their communities as insightful, effective, caring individuals. Children learn in their own unique ways and at their own unique pace. Our responsibility is to nurture and encourage children's growth by providing a rich and challenging environment. We educate the whole child, realizing the importance of social, emotional, intellectual, and creative growth. We provide a safe, nurturing environment in which the children's developmental needs are recognized. We provide opportunities for the children to take an active role in their education, and to interact with children of all ages. Our students raise questions and seek answers on their own. They experiment, discover the diversity within themselves and their surroundings, and openly meet new challenges.

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The average private school tuition in Windham County, VT is $47,916 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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