For the 2023-24 school year, there are 133 private schools serving 13,369 students in Vermont (there are 304 public schools, serving 80,149 students). 14% 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 $18,521 for elementary schools and $32,836 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 81% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 14% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
St. Johnsbury Academy Photo - The Mayo Center is home to the Grace Stuart Orcutt Library, the Colwell Center for Global Understanding and the Student Lounge.
Rice Memorial High School Photo - Students come from all over Vermont to attend Rice. We know joining a new school can be intimidating, but we have events and activities geared toward helping students feel welcome and at home. Here upperclassmen welcome new students during orientation.
Rock Point School Photo - Rock Point was selected as the most beautiful school in Vermont by Business Insider in 2018.
The Greenwood School Photo - Greenwood students don't build their futures on remediated weaknesses, but they do build lives and careers on their strengths and talents. Therefore, Greenwood boys have many opportunities to discover, develop and showcase their creative abilities. For instance, Greenwood offers metal works such as welding and blacksmithing, woodshop classes, and an advanced rock band.
Vermont Commons School Photo - Each year, 100% of our graduating class gains acceptance to college. The Class of 2012 received 1.2 million dollars in merit based aid towards to cost of their higher education.
Thaddeus Stevens School Photo - Student presents the witness with evidence at the annual mock trial held at Caledonia Courthouse.
Thetford Academy Photo - Thetford Academy's 295-acre campus includes multiple athletic fields and an extensive trail network for hiking, walking, running, mountain biking, and Nordic skiing.
Compass School Photo - Mountain Day is an annual event -- all grades hike to the top of a local mountain with the staff and faculty, and families are welcome, too.
Top Ranked Vermont Private Schools by County (2023-24)
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the top ranked private schools in Vermont?
How many private schools are located in Vermont?
133 private schools are located in Vermont.
How much do private schools cost in Vermont?
The average private school tuition in Vermont is $18,521 for elementary schools and $32,836 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Vermont?
Vermont private schools are approximately 14% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Vermont go to private school?
14% of all K-12 students in Vermont are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
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