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Number of Students

680 (10% international)

SAT Average




Burr and Burton Academy

Private Boarding School – Manchester , Vermont

Burr and Burton Academy is an independent, coeducational New England secondary school with over sixty international students. Situated at the foot of Mt. Equinox Mountain and overlooking picturesque Manchester Village, the school has a proud tradition of educating students of diverse backgrounds. Burr and Burton offers a broad array of academic choices, from numerous Advanced Placement courses to special interest electives. An international student counselor works with all students to develop an academic plan.

Burr and Burton Academy has both historic and newly renovated facilities on its college like campus. This includes a new turf field, playing fields, gymnasium, a theater, a hightech computer lab, a large woodworking shop, a STEAM lab (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) and more.

Sports and Arts
Students have the opportunity to participate in 16 interscholastic sports programs which practice and compete under the lights at the town Rec Park and Riley Rink, as well as at local golf courses and Ski Mountains. Students can also take advantage courses like broadcast journalism, animation and more in their dance, drama, music, and fine arts programs.

Dormitories and Student Life
The school has four dorms, accommodating a total of 18 boys and 14 girls, within walking distance to school. Rooms are mostly doubles with a few singles. The dorms all have wireless internet connection, TV, telephone service, a computer area, living room, dining room, and kitchen.

Burr and Burton is located in Manchester, Vermont. Manchester is a rural town that offers many outdoors activities, beautiful mountain views with skiing and snowboarding mountains only 10 to 15 miles away, as well as a busy town with many brand name outlets for shopping.

Area population: 4,600
Town website: Town of Manchester

Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Mid-June

School Facts

Year Founded


Student Population


Number of Students

680 (10% international)



Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

150 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate



  • 2D Design
  • 3D Design
  • Applied Music
  • Audio Production
  • Band
  • Broadcast News
  • Ceramics and Sculpture
  • Cinematography
  • Compositional Techniques
  • Culinary Arts
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Digital Animation
  • Digital Photography
  • Drama
  • Electronic Remix and Compositions
  • Filmmaking
  • Graphic Design
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Studio Art
  • Technical Theater
  • The Electronic DJ
  • Video Game Design
  • Woodworking

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • French Language
  • German Language
  • Microeconomics
  • Physics C Mechanical
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US Government and Politics
  • US History


  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Dance
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Football
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Board Games
  • Broadway Enthusiasts
  • Ceramics
  • Chamber Choir
  • Circuits Electronic Music Ensemble
  • Dance
  • Debate
  • Economics
  • Environmental
  • Equestrian
  • Frisbee
  • Garden
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Jazz
  • Literary Magazine
  • Literary Society
  • Math
  • Model United Nations
  • Music
  • School Newspaper
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Recording Studio
  • Radio Club
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rotary Club
  • Scholars Bowl
  • Service
  • Strength Training
  • Student Council
  • Student Government
  • Studio Art
  • Tennis
  • Theater Arts Improv
  • Theatrical Productions
  • Theater Tech
  • Walking Club
  • Wrestling
  • Writers Forum
  • Weightlifting

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Babson College, Boston College, Bowdoin College, Brown University, California State University, Clark University, Colorado State University, Columbia College, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, George Washington University, Harvard University, Ithaca College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Northeastern University, Princeton University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rutgers University, Syracuse University, University of Chicago, University of Connecticut, University of Massachusetts, University of Miami, Washington College, Wheaton College, Yale University

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Closest International and Local Airports: Albany International Airport (ALB)
For Details Visit Website: Burr and Burton Academy

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