Best Vermont Private Schools (2022-23)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 121 private schools serving 11,407 students in Vermont (there are 304 public schools, serving 78,661 students). 13% of all K-12 students in Vermont are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $18,003 for elementary schools and $32,678 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 82% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 10% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
The Putney School Photo - The Putney School is located on a working dairy farm. We value the dignity and relevance of physical work, which shows through our Work Program. Students carry out daily chores, collaborate in teams, learn skills, and sometimes lead crews in various areas: barn, kitchen, land-use, dining & maintenance.
East Burke School Photo - One of the great things about taking a full day to hike is having time to stop and enjoy the view of the world around you. The Northeast Kingdom is beautiful, and EBS students and staff take full advantage of the natural world we inhabit here.
The Riverside School Photo - Our K-1st grade class worked together to carve pumpkins in October and did counting and baking activities with the seeds.
Thaddeus Stevens School Photo - Grades three and four test velocity using the snow, the hill, and their sleds.
Rock Point School Photo - Our campus is located on Lake Champlain, giving us lots of opportunities to enjoy the water.
Top Ranked Vermont Private Schools by County (2022-23)
A Timeline of Private School Events and History
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Suicide Prevention: Caring For Our Young People
At last we have a dedicated phone number for suicide and crisis support. The Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is 988. More about it and suicide prevention here.
Seemingly never-ending school shootings prompted me to find out whether private schools were safer than public schools. Some answers and opinions on the matter here.