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    Saint Johnsbury Academy ::: St. Johnsbury, Vermont ::: Northeast U.S.

    St. Johnsbury Academy

    • Beautiful and safe campus in historic village in northeastern vermont and within walking distance of movies, cafes, shops and local ski areas
    • 960 students; 30% international; average class size 12 students; student/faculty ratio 8:1
    • Coeducational, boarding school with no religious affiliation
    •  University-style semester schedule; extensive STEM program with fully equipped Roibotics Lab, MakersSpace and courses in biomedical engineering, civil engineering and game design
    • University Placements include  Brown University, Purdue University  among others
    • ESL Program




    4 seasons, cold with snow in winter

    Student Body

    960 students (grades 9-12); 30% international 

    Average Class Size

    12 students


    110 Faculty; 77% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio


    College Placement

    100% university placement including Brandeis University, Brown University, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Michigan among others

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement:Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language & Culture, Japanese Language & Culture, Latin, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language & Culture, Statistics, Studio Art, US Government & Politics, US History, World History

    Honors: More than 100 honors courses

    Special Programs

    Senior Capstone (Accelerated) Program is a culmination of all of a student's previous course work and a springboard into their post-secondary careers. Courses will include problem solving, communication and citizenship. In addition, Fine Arts programs, Visual Arts programs, and Technical Education.

    Award winning culinary arts program; extensive STEM program with fully-equipped Robotics Lab, MakerSpace, and courses including biomedical engineering, civil engineering and game design.

    Marking System

    Grades are reported four times a year; at the end of each academic term.  Students will earn credit in all courses at the successful completion of each semester of work. 

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    Social Studies - 3 credits
    Mathematics - 3 credits
    Science - 3 credits
    Physical Education - 1.5 credits
    Computer Literacy - 0.5 credits
    Health Education - 1 credit
    Senior Capstone - 1 credit
    Electives - 9 credits

    World Languages offered: Chinese, French, Japanese, Latin, Spanish

    SAT Scores:  Average SAT score = 1550


    St. Johnsbury Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.


    Sports: Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling


    Acting, Studio Arts, Band, Ceramics, Chorus, Dance, Digital Graphics, Fashion Design, Filmmaking, Guitar, Jazz Band, Music Appriciation & Theory, Photography, Stagecraft

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs and Activities: Ceramics Club, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Community Service, Dance Club, Environmental Club, Fashion Club, French Club, Japan Club, Jazz Appreciation Club, Math Club, Model UN, Mountain Biking Club, Outing Club, Robotics Club, Scholars Bowl, Spanish Club, Student Government, Swim Club, Tennis Club, Yearbook, Yoga


    42 campus buildings: Academic Buildings, 5 Athletic Fields, Center for the Arts, Dining Hall, Field House, Gymnasium, Library, 12 Residence Halls, Robotics Lab and Maker's Space, Student Center, Student-Run Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Track


    ESL courses: ESL World Civilizations, Pre-1500, ESL US History, Beginning ESL, Developing ESL, Expanding ESL, Bridging ESL