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Number of Students

950 (22% international)

SAT Average




St Johnsbury Academy

Private Boarding School – St. Johnsbury , Vermont

St. Johnsbury Academy was founded in 1842 and remains nationally recognized for its unique approach to education that combines state-of-the-art facilities and resources with the personal attention and support. St. Johnsbury Academy offers a comprehensive college prep curriculum of over 200 courses that include 28 Advanced Placement classes and the AP Capstone Diploma program, seven engineering and robotics courses, four foreign languages, and an extensive ESL program.

St. Johnsbury Academy is situated in a traditional village-style campus in the town of St. Johnsbury; a charming New England enclave less than 3 hours from Boston. The campus
features a photography studio, music performance studios, a 250-seat black box theater, a 20,000-volume library, an indoor pool, tennis courts, a 1.5 mile track and much more.

St. Johnsbury offers over 40 interscholastic sports teams including competitive soccer, skiing and tennis, as well as as many extracurricular clubs and activities. Students can choose from over 40 fine and performing arts courses, with many Scholastic Art award winners each year.

St. Johnsbury received the Blue Ribbon School award, had two National Merit Finalists in 2017, 44 Scholastic Art Awards in 2017 and first place 2017 Catamount Arts 48 Hour
Film Slam.

Faculty members reside in each dorm. Each student is assigned one dorm parent who is his/her dorm mentor, and who communicates regularly with the student’s family. Students
have access to telephones and TV in common areas in the dormitories.

The town of St. Johnsbury is about one and a half hours east of Burlington. The town is very active with events including movies, music, arts, and stargazing happening weekly. International students will be able to make the most of the outdoors year round with hiking, biking, and snow sports.

Area population: 7,000
Town website: Town of St. Johnsbury

Estimated Fall Semester Start: Late August
Estimated Fall Semester End: Early-June

School Facts

Year Founded


Student Population


Number of Students

950 (22% international)



Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

60 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate



  • Acting
  • Anatomy and Figure Drawing
  • Band
  • Celtic Arts
  • Chorus
  • Clay
  • Dance
  • Digital Graphics
  • Guitar
  • Fashion Design
  • Filmmaking
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Theory
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Portfolio
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Stagecraft
  • Strings Ensemble
  • Water-Based Painting

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • French Language and Culture
  • Japanese Language and Culture
  • Latin
  • Microeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics I
  • Physics II
  • Physics C Electricity and Magnetism
  • Physics C Mechanical
  • Psychology
  • Senior Seminar
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US Government and Politics
  • US History


  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice Hockey
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • A Cappella
  • Anime
  • Art
  • Badminton
  • Chess
  • Community Service
  • Dance
  • Environmental
  • Fashion
  • Film Production
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Japanese Club
  • Literary Society
  • Math
  • Model United Nations
  • National Honor Society
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Personal Fitness
  • Photography
  • Robotics
  • Scholars Bowl
  • Science
  • Soccer
  • Spanish
  • Student Council
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Theater
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

American University, Berklee College of Music, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Fashion Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Imperial College
London, Lehigh University, Middlebury College, Mount Holyoke College, New York University, Northeastern University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytech Institute, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Syracuse University, Temple University, Trinity College, University of California, University of Michigan, University of Rochester, University of Vermont, University of Washington, Vassar College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

University Acceptance Rate:

Closest International and Local Airports: Burlington International Airport (BTV), Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
For Details Visit Website:   St. Johnsbury Academy

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