The Mountain School of Milton Academy
- The Mountain School is a semester school program based in Vershire, Vermont. Each semester 45 motivated high school juniors from all over the country come together to live and work on the school's organic farm.
- Students and faculty build together a semester based on trust and an appreciation of difference, creating an academic and work-based community in which every voice matters.
- While living with teachers in small houses, students help to make important decisions concerning how we live together.
- Courses provide a demanding, integrated learning experience that takes advantage of the school's small size and mountain campus.
- Balancing intellectual inquiry and experiential learning, the curriculum challenges students to think flexibly, speak their minds, and return to their schools equipped for continued academic success. Engagement with the farm and forest sparks an appreciation for their food, their fuel and their labor. Admission is selective and financial aid is available. Visit our website for more information: www.mountainschool.org.
|School Type||Alternative School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
|Grades Offered||Grades 11|
|Total Students||45 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 9%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||14 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||3:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||8 students|
|Number of AP Courses||6 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 15|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$28,825|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Emily Adler Boren|
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Thetford Grades: 7-12 | 339 students
304 Academy Rd
Thetford, VT 05074
(802)785-4805 10 7-12
- Chelsea Grades: 3-6 | 18 students
331 Vt Rt 110
Chelsea, VT 05038
(802)685-4458 10.4 3-6
- East Randolph Grades: 4-11 | 16 students
579 Vermont Route 14 South
East Randolph, VT 05041
(802)728-3896 10.9 4-11
- Bradford Grades: 5-12 | 30 students
551 Lower Plains Rd.
Bradford, VT 05033
(802)222-3221 11.1 5-12
- Thetford Grades: K-6 | 24 students
37 Academy Rd
Thetford, VT 05074
(802)785-2077 11.2 K-6
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