Oak Meadow School

Oak Meadow`s accredited distance learning school is a unique model that combines the best of both worlds: an affordable independent school education and the freedom of homeschooling.
When you enroll with Oak Meadow, you join a vibrant community of interesting, motivated, and dedicated teachers and learners.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1975
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students549 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Oak Meadow School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,800
Tuition Notesper full year high school course
Admissions DirectorWendy Richardson

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book Club, Equally Mowed: An Oak Meadow Social Justice Community

School Notes

MISSION:
  • Oak Meadow provides a flexible, progressive education for independent learners. A leader in experiential, interdisciplinary homeschooling and distance learning for over 40 years, Oak Meadow offers a fully accredited, engaging high school program built on rigorous academic standards. 
DISTANCE LEARNING:
  • Enrolled students work one-to-one with our teachers using our print based curriculum over a 10-month period. Students submit work on a regular basis. Teachers provide consistent feedback, instruction, and support via phone, email, and the Google platform. 
CURRICULUM
  • ENGLISH: Composition: The Art of Expression; The Hero`s Journey: Literature & Composition; American Literature; World Literature; British Literature: Heroes, Monsters, Faeries, and Kings; Women`s Literature: Worlds of Fantasy & Science Fiction; American Literature: Natives, Naturalists, Immigrants & Settlers; Word: The Poet`s Voice; Speak Your Truth: Poetry Part II
  • MATH: Algebra I; Geometry; Math Connections; Algebra II; Advanced Mathematics; Calculus I; Calculus II
  • SCIENCE: Environmental Science for a Changing World; Biology: The Study of Life; Anatomy and Physiology; Chemistry with Lab; Physics
  • SOCIAL STUDIES: U.S. History; World History; US Government; The Modern Middle East; Media Literacy; Social Justice; Psychology; Common Ground: Religion, Community & Problem Solving; A Sense of Place: The Geography of Global Change; Social Justice: Navigating Cultural Competence in the 21st Century
  • WORLD LANGUAGES: Spanish I-IV; French IIV; Latin IIV
  • HEALTH: Integrated Health and Fitness PHYSICAL EDUCATION: Physical Education Electives
  • FINE ARTS: Integrated Drawing; Drawing and Design; Painting; Introduction to Photography
  • ELECTIVES: Life Experience Credit; Advanced Study Projec

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Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Oak Meadow School is The Putney School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is The Grammar School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Putney
    Grades: PK-8 | 62 students
    1.9 miles
    69 Hickory Ridge Road South
    Putney, VT 05346
    (802) 387-5364
    1.9 PK-8
    62
  • Putney
    Grades: 9-12 | 226 students
    2 miles
    418 Houghton Brook Rd
    Putney, VT 05346
    (802) 387-6219
    2 9-12
    226
  • Putney
    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
    Grades: 6-12
    6.4 miles
    14 Greenwood Lane
    Putney, VT 05346
    (802) 387-4545
    6.4 6-12
    n/a
  • Newfane
    Kindle Farm School
    Kindle Farm School Photo - A beautiful day at the school
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 41 students
    6.4 miles
    708 Vt Route 30
    Newfane, VT 05345
    (802) 365-7909
    6.4 4-12
    41
  • Westmoreland
    Pioneer Junior Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-8 | 9 students
    6.6 miles
    13 Mount Gilboa Rd
    Westmoreland, NH 03467
    (603) 399-4803
    6.6 1-8
    9

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