The Grammar School

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  • As a small community of parents, students and teachers in conscious partnership, The Grammar School integrates high expectations for achievement, creativity, self-discipline and social responsibility.
  • We cultivate in each student a lifelong enthusiasm for learning and a desire to contribute constructively to society.
  • Our program provides students with an excellent academic, artistic, athletic and ethical foundation.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students82 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 8%
Students by GradeThe Grammar School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,000
Tuition NotesTuition is based on an escalating scale from Kindergarten ($13,350) through 8th Grade ($17,950).
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,200
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJustin Altman

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsCross Country, Nordic Skiing, SoccerCross CountryNordic Skiing,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Recreational Athletic Programs:
Adventure Running, Mountain Biking

School Notes

  • The Grammar School has been incorporated as a non-profit educational institution since 1960.  It is governed by a board of Trustees, made up of parents and representatives of the extended community, which sets policy and guides the mission of the school.  The Grammar School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, or national origin in the administration of its admission policies, educational programs, hiring practices or other school administered programs.The Grammar School is accredited by the State of Vermont and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.  The Grammar School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Independent Schools Association of Northern New England, the Vermont Independent School Association, The Vermont School Boards Association, the Vermont Principals Association, and the Educational Records Bureau.
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