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St. Johnsbury Academy

St. Johnsbury Academy

Address

Address: 1000 Main St., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

Website: www.stjacademy.org

School Details

Key Facts

ENROLLMENT

  • The Academy enrolls over 930 students in grades 9-12 and post-graduate.

STUDENTS

  • The student body is equally divided between boys and girls.
  • There are approximately 680 day students and 260 boarding students.
  • Day students come from 50 Vermont and New Hampshire communities.
  • Boarding students come from 15 states and 30 countries.

TEACHING FACULTY

  • The student teacher ratio is 8:1, the average class size is 12.
  • There are over 120 full- and part-time faculty. 77% hold advanced (Master’s and Ph.D.) degrees.

CURRICULUM

  • The Academy offers more than 200 courses at four levels of difficulty.

ACADEMICS

Courses offered:

  • 25 Advanced Placement
  • 9 Technical programs
  • More than 40 visual and performing arts offerings
  • Six Engineering courses
  • Five foreign languages: Chinese, French, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
  • All students participate in 1:1 iPad program.
  • Maker’s Lab available for student use.

SPORTS

  • There are 48 interscholastic teams with most teams participating in the Vermont Division 1 Metro-conference.
  • 20 Intramural sports offerings

CAMPUS LIFE

  • The Academy has an extensive and inclusive community service program.
  • School traditions include dress code, daily non-denominational Chapel (morning assembly).
  • There are more than 30 organized clubs and activities.
  • The campus comprises approximately 43 acres with 30 buildings, five playing fields, and all-weather track.
  • Indoor athletics facilities include the Alumni Gymnasium, Field House, and Farmer Natatorium.
  • St. Johnsbury Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is approved by the state of Vermont as an independent school.

ALUMNI

  • The Academy has approximately 13,500 alumni.

LOCATION

  • The Academy Campus is in a beautiful small-town setting.
  • The population of St. Johnsbury is approximately 6,200.
  • St. Johnsbury was named #1 Small Town for Adventure by National Geographic magazine.

Rankings & Accreditation

Student Population

  • Total: 930 (265 boarding)
  • International: 200
  • Vietnamese: 4

Entry Requirements

  • Day/Boarding: TOEFL Junior/SSAT are helpful but not required
  • ESL: Yes, taught on four levels

Tuition & Fees 

  • Tuition & Fees: $50,500/year includes tuition, room, board, sports, activities, books, use of school iPad, airport transfers
  • Others (Health Insurance): $180/month
  • Tuition refund program: $2,020/year
  • ESL instruction, if needed is $4,750/year
  • Student refundable drawing account: $1,000/year (refunded if unused)
  • Recommended spending money: approximately $30/week

Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Yes                       

 

Overview

St. Johnsbury Academy is an independent, coeducational day and boarding school for students in grades 9 to 12 and a post-graduate year.

Academics

  • AP courses: 25
  • Award-winning professional programs including Culinary Arts
  • Advanced fine arts offerings including Fashion Design and Printmaking
  • Seven engineering/STEM offerings, and an award-winning robotics team

Link to the academics webpage: www.stjacademy.org/page.cfm?p=4

A nonprofit institution, the Academy is governed by a self-perpetuating, 21-member Board of Trustees. The Academy provides opportunities for its students to gain an understanding in those studies that provide a life foundation for the free citizen, enabling each Academy graduate to be intellectually self-reliant and to function as a constructive, moral member of society.

– There are approximately 680 day students and 260 boarding students.

– Day students come from 50 Vermont and New Hampshire communities.

– Boarding students come from over 20 US states and 30 countries.

– The student teacher ratio is 8:1, the average class size is 12.

– There are over 120 full- and part-time faculty. 77% hold advanced (Master’s and Ph.D.) degrees.

– The Academy offers more than 200 courses at four levels of difficulty.

– There are 48 interscholastic teams and nearly 50 extracurricular clubs and activities

– More than 40 visual and performing arts offerings

– Seven Engineering courses

– Five foreign languages: Chinese, French, Japanese, Latin, Spanish

– All students participate in 1:1 iPad program.

– The Academy Campus is in a beautiful small-town setting.

– The population of the town of St. Johnsbury is approximately 6,200.

– The town of St. Johnsbury was named #1 Small Town for Adventure by National Geographic magazine.

 

– The State of Vermont is ranked as the safest state in the US:  http://247wallst.com/special-report/2015/01/02/the-safest-states-in-america/4/

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