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    Long Trail School ::: Dorset, Vermont ::: Northeast U.S.

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    Long Trail School

    • Beautiful, mountain setting in typical New England village, 2 hours from Albany, New York
    • A nearby ski resort offers some of the best skiing in the eastern USA
    • 195 students; average class size 12 students; student/faculty ratio 6:1
    • Coeducational day school with no religious affiliation
    • International Baccalaureate Program 
    • University placement include University of Vermont, Stanford University, George Washington University among others
    • ESL




    Temperate; significant snow in winter

    Student Body

    195 students (grades 8-12); 8% international

    Average Class Size

    12 students


    40 Faculty

    Student/Faculty Ratio


    College Placement

    94% university placements include George Washington University, Middlebury College, Stanford University, University of Vermont, Williams College among others

    Honors & AP

    International Baccalaureate: Art, English, French, German, History, Math, Music, Physics, Spanish, Theater, Theory of Knowlege, Extended Essay

    Advanced Placement: Calculus

    Marking System

    Long Trail uses the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F=0-59.  The academic year is divided into two semesters each consisting of two marking periods indicated by quarter.

    Programs of Study

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

    English - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 3 credits
    Social Studies - 3 credits
    Science - 3 credits
    Art (Performing or Visual) - 1.5 credits
    World Language - 3 credits of the same language
    Activities - 4 credits 
    Enrichment - 1 credit
    Electives - 6.5 credits
    Technology Competency - Successful completion of standards 

    World Languages offered: French, Mandarin, Spanish

    ACT Score:  Average ACT score = 26


    The Long Trail School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the International Baccalaureate World School.


    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country, Golf, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee

    Arts:  Studio Arts, Band, Ceramics, Chorus, Photography, Theater

    Extracurricular Activities

    Activites and Clubs: A Cappella Group, Ambassadors, Chorus, Dance Team, Engineering Club, Environmental Club, French Club, KURA (Kids United for Rural Africa), Math Counts, National Honor Society, Outing Club, String Ensemble, Student Council, Tennis Club, Yearbook


    Art Studio, Athletic Fields, Dining Hall, Greenhouse, Gymnasium, Library, Music Room, Performing Arts Center, Upper, Middle and Lower School Buildings