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
680 (10% international)
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Closest International and Local Airports: Albany International Airport (ALB)
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