Top Vermont Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 6 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Vermont, serving 1,975 students.
The Greenwood School Photo - "Makers of Vermont" is a signature program at The Greenwood School in VT, where students learn to craft metal objects and tools in our blacksmith's forge.
Lyndon Institute Photo - Our academic team offers a multi-tiered instructional framework that includes a multitude of resources to address each individual student's academic need. The supports vary in intensity, allowing for timely interventions for each student. Through personalized learning plans, we strive to provide targeted and differentiated instruction at the earliest indication of student need at a level of intensity that is responsive
Vermont Academy Photo - Vermont Academy students are curious and adventurous. They are innovators and tinkerers. They feel free to take risks and try new things.
Rock Point School Photo - Yoga and Mindfulness class helps students start the day focused and energized.
Top Vermont Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
- PO Box 127, 168 Institute Circle
Lyndon Center, VT 05850
Grades: 9-12 | 500 students
- 1 Rock Point Road
Burlington, VT 05408
Grades: 9-12, PG | 32 students
Social media is an essential part of a boarding school's marketing strategy
Parents considering schools should read New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's book about college admissions entitled Where You Go Is Not Who You Will Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. Much of what he says applies in the private K-12 world.
Readers send dozens of questions via Facebook, Twitter and email. What do they ask? Readers want to know which is the best school in a particular country or region. A close second is figuring out how to pay for a private school education. Here are some readers' questions with my answers.