USA Vermont, USA
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Montpelier High School

Established: 1915

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Fall Year

School Description

Montpelier High School (MHS) is a public school with 332 students from grades 9 to 12. Offering small class sizes with one teacher for every seven students, MHS offers unique programs and multiple pathways which allows students to tailor their experiences to fit their goals. They also offer a Community Based Learning Program to give students a hands on experience in the work environment.

The facilities include a 3D printer, solar panels with digital read-outs, a green house with rainwater collection, sub-irrigation, aquaponics systems, and the school lends students their own Chrome Book to use for the year. The campus and community are focused around sustainability.

The athletics program offers opportunities for students to participate on great teams like the girls’ tennis team, who won four state championships in five years.
Each year students at Montpelier demonstrate their progress in the arts with a schoolwide exhibition of artwork including anything from short films to instrumental recitals.

In 2019, MHS was ranked by US News and World Report as the #13 high school in Vermont. Montpelier High School was also recognized as a School of Success by the National Center for Learning and Citizenship (NCLC).

Montpelier is the United States’ smallest state capital, creating a unique balance of activity and sense of community. Students can go camping, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and biking in Vermont’s many mountains and forests.


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Awards and Accomplishments Of School

A pair of students won first prize at the 2019 UVM Math Fair. Another pair of students won first place in Public Forum Debate competition at the Iroquois Districts Tournament, which qualified them for the national tournament. Girl’s state champions for ultimate Frisbee.

Famous Alumni

J. Ward Carver, Vermont Attorney General ;
F. Ray Keyser, Jr., Governor of Vermont ;
Richard Cody, Vice Chief of State of the United States Army ;
Garrett Graff, journalist and candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont,
Amanda Pelkey, Olympic Gold Medalist with the US Women’s Hockey Team, 2018

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 21 acres Campus Size
  • 1% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Tennis, Track, Ultimate Frisbee
Band - Concert, Choir - Concert, Jazz Band
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus, Computer Science A, English Literature and Composition, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US History
French, Latin
Clubs and Extracurricular
Debate, Earth Forensics, Earth Group, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Improvisation, Mentoring Program, Newspaper Club, Outdoor Club, Scholar Bowl, Strength and Conditioning, Student Council, Technology Club, Theater Club
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 65

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