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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.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 117 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Grammar School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Vermont for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1960

Student Body

Total Students
117 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
The Grammar School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
71%
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is based on an escalating scale from Kindergarten ($15,300) through 8th Grade ($19,500).
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$6,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Alex Bodel

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Ceramics, Chess, Creative Writing, Outdoor Art-Making, Survival Skills, Theater Arts, Yoga

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Adventure Running, Cross-Country Running, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Soccer

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.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Peter Shumlin - Former Vermont Governor
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Grammar School cost?

The Grammar School's tuition is approximately $17,000 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of The Grammar School?

The acceptance rate of The Grammar School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 82%.

Who are famous alumni from The Grammar School?

The Grammar School famous alumni include: Peter Shumlin.

What sports does The Grammar School offer?

The Grammar School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Cross Country, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Soccer and Ultimate Frisbee.

When is the application deadline for The Grammar School?

The application deadline for The Grammar School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 117 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Windham County, VT is $32,081 for elementary schools and $41,796 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Windham County, VT is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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