(also called "VA
") is an American coeducational
boarding/day school and college preparatory school
for grades nine through twelve and also offers acceptance for students seeking a post-graduate year. Founded in 1876, it is located in Saxtons River, Vermont
. The school is coeducational, and college-preparatory, with a campus. There are 228 students from 30 states and 12 countries (46 international students - 20%). Tuition and room and board for the 2010-2011 school year at Vermont Academy is $42,500. Tuition for day students is $24,000.
The school was founded in 1876.
In 1934, with the school teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, Dartmouth College
president Ernest Martin Hopkins
recommended a fellow Dartmouth graduate for the job of headmaster of Vermont Academy. Laurence G. Leavitt was headmaster for 25 years, during which time he doubled enrollment, retired the school's debt and made many improvements to the school's campus.
7:1 student-teacher ratio
Honors and AP level classes
Science Center: Classes include advanced biology
Foreign Languages: French and Spanish (5 levels), Russian
Learning Skills Center: Available to all students, 4 full-time faculty members
Advisor Meetings: 6 advisees per advisor; four meetings per week
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