Vermont Commons is an independent college preparatory day school for students in grades 7-12 with an average class size of 12 students. Enrollment at Vermont Commons School is growing at a planned and steady pace. When the school was founded eleven years ago, there were 32 students in attendance; now, in the 2007-08 academic year, just under 100 students are attending the school. Enrollment of new students increased by 45% in 2006-07 over the previous year. We admit students on a rolling and ongoing basis, and applicants are encouraged to apply early. Once enrollment reaches our overall goal, students will be placed on a waiting list. We admit students to the 7th through the 11th grades. We do not consider applicants for the 12th grade or a post graduate year.
We are appreciative of your interest in Vermont Commons, and each year we are gratified by the number of motivated, remarkable and engaging students who submit applications to our school. In reviewing an application, we seek students with academic promise who will benefit from our challenging academic program. To that end, the admissions process is designed to provide the information we need to be confident that Vermont Commons School can meet the educational needs and goals of each candidate. Each applicant is required to have a student interview and a shadow day at the school. A shadow day includes visiting school with a current student host who will take the prospective student to classes for the day. Additionally, each applicant must provide the following paper work:
Application packet: This includes a Student Application, Parent Application, and one Guidance Counselor Recommendation OR two Teacher Recommendations (Language Arts and Mathematics). Official School Transcript
Recent Test Scores
$50 Non-refundable Application Fee
Optional current photograph
We encourage you to submit additional information that you feel would help us with the admissions process. Please call Sarah Soule, the Director of Admissions, at 802-865-8084 if you have questions or need assistance. – less–ZoomInfo