Vermont Commons School

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 95
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  • Address
  • 75 Green Mountain Dr
  • South Burlington, VT 05403
  • Phone
  • (802) 865-8084
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School Description

Founded in 1997, Vermont Commons School is an independent, college preparatory day school, located in South Burlington, VT for students in grades 7-12.  Noted for offering a rigorous academic program taught by a dedicated faculty, with an average class size of just 12 students, Vermont Commons is proud to teach students who are academically motivated and intellectually curious.  The school serves students who are primarily from the greater Chittenden County area, although some students travel from as far as Middlebury, Waitsfield, and towns along the Canadian border and the Plattsburgh, NY area.  Approximately 25% of the student body receives need based financial aid.  Courses are offered on a semester and year long basis.  The school is fully accredited by the state of Vermont and has been awarded independent school approval. 

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1 review for Vermont Commons School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 29, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Founded in 1997, Vermont Commons School is an independent, college-preparatory school, located in South Burlington, Vermont for students in grades 7-12. With an emphasis on academic rigor and innovation, skills, and creativity, the program at Vermont Commons features a curriculum that utilizes 21st century teaching methodologies, and encourages environmental responsibility. VCS is proud to educate students who are academically motivated and intellectually curious. The average class size is 12 and each year 100% of the graduating class goes on to attend college.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 95
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 13.1
    Full-Time Teachers: 10
    Part-Time Teachers: 5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 7.3
  • Percent Minority Students: 7.4%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 54 (56.8%)
  • Females: 41 (43.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Vermont Commons School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian11.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Vermont Commons School
  Number Percent
7th Grade88.4%
8th Grade1515.8%
9th Grade2223.2%
10th Grade1920.0%
11th Grade1717.9%
12th Grade1414.7%
Source: VT Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010
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