Sharon Academy

Tel: (802)763-2500
  • The Sharon Academy (TSA) is a Vermont state-approved, independent day school located in beautiful Sharon, Vermont.
  • With 160 students, grades 7-12, TSA offers a lively and academically rigorous academy that seeks to "nurture intelligent, independent, and creative thinking in a small school community, awakening students to their immense potential and the difference they can make in the world".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students166 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 8%
Students by GradeSharon Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size28 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / Feb. 24 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,921
Tuition NotesDue to Vermont’s funding laws, The Sharon Academy is considered a “public” school for over 80% of our students. Towns in Vermont without a designated middle or high school (sending towns) pay tuition for their students to attend any school of their choice
Admissions DirectorAmber Wylie


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Community Service, Dartmouth Model UN Conference, Prom Committe, Science Bowl Team, Technology And Society Connection (TASC) Competition, Yearbook

School Notes

  • The community and student focused curriculum at The Sharon Academy is founded on the belief that all students have the potential to change their own lives as well as their communities. Therefore, community is woven into all of our activities: academic, athletic, dramatic, and artistic. Students are not only expected to participate and speak up in the decision making process at school, they are also encouraged to take responsibility for enhancing their own education. From independent studies, to junior and senior exhibition projects, to student driven extracurricular activities, and student-taught electives, TSA students are independent, innovative, and engaged. They make the school what it is. "Our students remind us daily that the operative word in education is learning not teaching. Learning is the thoughtful, creative and intelligent activity of learners. Learners make learning." - Michael Livingston, Head of School TSA offers a remarkably affordable private school education. In order to offer accessibility to all students, The Sharon Academy maintains its tuition at the state average ($10,921 for 08-09 school year). Therefore, 83% of our students are publicly funded from their town, and 23% will be first-generation college graduates.
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The average private school tuition in Vermont is $9,866 for elementary schools and $32,756 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Vermont is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).