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St. Johnsbury Academy
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Founded in 1842, St. Johnsbury Academy offers over 200 courses, including more than 30 AP classes and the AP Capstone Diploma program, seven engineering and robotics courses, and four foreign languages. A National Blue Ribbon School, St. Johnsbury also has an extensive ESL program, a biomedical and health sciences certificate, and dual enrollment partnership with Southern New Hampshire University and Colby-Sawyer College.
St. Johnsbury Academy’s village-style campus is situated in a traditional small New England town. 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, indoor and outdoor tracks, and many more professional-quality facilities and amenities.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Students can choose from dozens of interscholastic sports teams including skiing, ice hockey, and ultimate Frisbee. Recently, athletes have taken home state championships in field hockey, indoor track, boys and girls basketball, and boys alpine skiing.
Students can choose from over 40 unique art courses such as clay, stagecraft, and fashion design. Many students win the State and National Scholastic Art Award each year.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
St. Johnsbury has received the Blue Ribbon School award, had two National Merit Finalists and 59 Scholastic Art Awards in 2019, and placed first in the 2019 Catamount Arts 48 Hour Film Slam. The 30th president of the United States, Calvin Coolidge, graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Faculty members reside in each dorm, and each student is assigned a dorm parent who acts as the student’s mentor and communicates regularly with the student’s family. Students choose activities for the school to plan, such as concerts and wilderness excursions.
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Awards and Accomplishments Of School
National Blue Ribbon School, Biomedical and Health Sciences Certificate Program, Environmental Studies Field Semester, 2018 Vermont State Field Hockey champions, 2019 Vermont State Girls Indoor Track champions, 2019 Vermont State Boys and Girls Basketball champions, 2019 Vermont State Boys Alpine Skiing champions, Award-winning theater and robotics clubs, 2019 Vermont state Science Olympiad champions, Several State and National Scholastic Art Award winners
An 11th grade student of ours, Scarlett Wu, won the Annual Vermont Archaeology Month High School Paper Contest! This is the 2nd year in a row that a student from St Johnsbury has won this award. Congratulations Scarlett!
1) Cheol Joo Lee aka Basick 2006,- Korean rapper, 2) Taylor Coppenrath – Professional basketball player, 3) Calvin Coolidge – US President, 4) Thaddeus Fairbanks - Inventor of Platform Scale, 5) Susan Dunklee - Olympian, 6) David Hale, 1969, Global Economist, 7) Linda Richards - America’s first trained nurse
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 60 acres Campus Size
- 20% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size12
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Jan 15th deadline, decisions in March No uniform, but there is a dress code
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