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Number of Students

550 (14% international)



ESL Programs

Lyndon Institute

Private Boarding School – Lyndon Center , Vermont

Founded in 1867, Lyndon Institute is a historic co-educational boarding school for students
in grades 9 - 12 offering a college preparatory program as well as courses in the arts, business, English as a second language, and computer applications and technology. Lyndon Institute’s 150-acre campus is centered on the historic village green of Lyndon Center in northeastern Vermont.

The campus’ academic and sport facilities include 27 buildings with networked classrooms, 6 science labs, 5 computer labs, a multimedia center/library, 2 gymnasiums, 2 football fields, 2 soccer fields, a field hockey field, a baseball field, a softball field, and a track and field facility. There is also a community hockey rink next to school.

Sports and Arts

Lyndon has impressive sports teams. Indoor Track, Boys Basketball, Girls Slopestyle Snowboarding, Boys GS Alpine Skiing, and Girls softball are all 2015-16 State Champions. Lyndon Institute reflects its commitment to the arts by requiring all students to take at least one credit in the fine arts during their high school career. Students have many options, including AP level art classes, painting, acting, introduction and techniques in dance, and chorus.

Dormitories and Student Life
The school has six recently renovated dormitories, three large and three smaller cottage style dormitories that can accommodate up to 100 boarding students total. Each dormitory’s lounge area is equipped with a television, kitchen, and computers. Most dormitory rooms are single rooms.

The village of Lyndon Center is located one hour northeast of Montpellier.

Area population: 1,500
Village website: Village of Lyndon Center

Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Early June

School Facts

Year Founded


Student Population


Number of Students

550 (14% international)



Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

150 Acres

Religious Affiliation


Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Latin
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Acceptance Rate



  • Acting
  • Analogue Photography
  • Ballet Techniques
  • Chorus
  • Concert Band
  • Dance
  • Dance History
  • Drawing
  • Graphic Arts
  • Jazz Band
  • Jazz Dance
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Studio Art
  • Theater Production
  • World Music

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics I
  • Physics II
  • Studio Art
  • US History


  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Indoor Track
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Anime
  • Athletic Honor Society
  • Drama
  • Equestrian
  • Forensics
  • French Language
  • Literary Magazine
  • Mountain Biking
  • National Art Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Spanish Language
  • Student Council
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Tennis
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Arizona State University, Clarkson University, Dartmouth College, Drexel University, George Washington University, Indiana University - Bloomington, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Pratt Institute, PurdueUniversity, Savannah College of Art and Design, Suffolk University,Syracuse University, Tufts University, University of California, University of Denver, University of Maryland, University of Minnesota, University of Tulsa, University of Pittsburgh, University of Vermont, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin

University Acceptance Rate:

Closest International and Local Airports: Boston Logan  International Airport (BOS)
For Details Visit Website: Lyndon Institute

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