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St. Johnsbury Academy

Location: Vermont



St. Johnsbury Academy remains unique among the world’s boarding schools. Their student body is exceptionally diverse with students coming from 52 communities in Vermont and New Hampshire, nearly half of the American states, and as many countries.  

Students come together to form a remarkably cohesive and supportive community. The curriculum of nearly 250 courses includes 22 Advanced Placement offerings, 15 comprehensive technology-based programs, 40 offerings in the fine and performing arts, college level engineering, four levels of ESL, and six languages—including Chinese. Extra-curricular programs include 42 interscholastic athletic teams, 65 clubs and activities, 20 intramural sports, international exchange opportunities, and weekly travel offerings. The multi-level curriculum offers instruction at four levels of difficulty, and combined with excellent learning support program helps to ensure each student’s success. 

Quick facts

  • Housing Options: Boarding or Family Homestay
  • Tuition and Fees: specific tuition and cost information available from your in-country representative
  • ESL: Yes
  • Specific Application Requirements:
    • Grade levels 9-12
    • GPA of 2.5
    • SLEP score of 40
    • Skype interview required
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