Founded in 1971, The Schoolhouse is a private elementary and middle school, (K - 8), located in South Burlington, Vermont.
Story Time at the Schoolhouse serves children from ages 2 - 4, with a focus on play-based and nature-based activies, as well as emergent reading in older students.
Our Farm Food Forest program is integrated across all ages and classrooms; children develop a growing understanding of the links between food and the environment, and the relationships between food, health, culture, economics and policy.
Schoolhouse offers a progressive education with small, multi-age classrooms, and a team of teachers who differentiate instruction to meet students' individual learning styles and interests.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 102 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,980
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
102 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade
The Schoolhouse Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Elementary: $12,980 Middle School: $14,410

School Notes

  • Our mission is to provide a progressive learning community for children and families of diverse backgrounds. We value each child`s curiosity and independence of mind, nurture respectful relationships, and empower students to develop to their full potential and have a positive influence in their communities.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 102 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,980
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Chittenden County, VT is $11,238 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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