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Burr and Burton Academy
School DescriptionAt the base of Mount Equinox in northern New England, Burr and Burton Academy incorporates physical activity into its academic curriculum and offers an exceptional arts program with a Steinway partnership and modern technology. Students may choose to attend the Mountain Campus for a semester, where they can take dual enrollment courses for college credit, design their own independent study, explore career options through internships, attend a winter ski academy, or partake in off-campus study. BBA’s student body has a low international student population.
Burr and Burton Academy features both historic and newly renovated facilities on its college-style campus. These include a sky observatory, a high-tech computer lab, a large woodworking shop, a STEAM lab, a fully equipped photography and graphic design classroom, an art studio, 3D printers, and a music technology lab.
SPORTS AND ARTS
The school’s location in the mountains of northern New England is the perfect setting for athletic opportunities such as skiing and snowboarding. Physical education is incorporated into the academic curriculum.
BBA’s exceptional arts program features five Steinway pianos, 18 Apple computers with professional Adobe Suite, a fully-equipped photography studio with 15 Canon DSLR cameras, a large new ceramics kiln, a graffiti/street art wall, and 3D printers. Students have access to accomplished music teachers across the world through Skype lessons.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The BBA competitive sports teams have won 44 state championships in 10 years. Students in the art department have won five congressional art awards. The school won the Mountain Campus Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Students live in traditional New England houses on campus. Dorms have wireless internet, televisions, computer areas, living rooms, dining rooms, and kitchens.
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- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 150 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size16
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
ELTiS MinimumNot Accepted
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