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Education

 

The Lyndon Area has both public and private options for K-12 education, and also higher education opportunities through Lyndon State College and the Community College of Vermont.



Education in the Lyndon Area

The public school system includes complete facilities from kindergarten through 12th grade. Lyndon Town School (graded K-8 with 775 students) is a new facility built in 1991 to consolidate four smaller schools located throughout the town. Lyndon Town School has 65 teaching staff (including Special Education and Chapter I). High Schools, accredited by the Vt. State Board of Education and the North East Assoc. of Secondary Schools and Colleges, include Lyndon Institute, St. Johnsbury Academy and Burke Mountain Academy. Lyndon Institute is a private secondary school with tuition provided by Lyndon and area town taxes. The school term usually begins in late August and ends in mid-June. Enrollment requirements include legal proof of age (usually by birth certificate), a physical exam and inoculations for polio, rubella and DPT.

 

In addition to the public school system, several fine private schools offer K-8 education and secondary education to children in the Lyndon Area.

 

Lyndon State College has recently celebrated its centennial anniversary of offering higher education opportunities in the Lyndon Area. The Community College of Vermont also serves the area's higher education needs.

 

See Subcategories:  Colleges - Schools - Other Educational Services




• Colleges •



Lyndon State College

Lyndon State College is a comprehensive four-year college whose mission is to prepare every student for personal and professional success through experience-based, high quality programs in the liberal arts and professional studies.

Lyndonville, VT 05851  map it with google maps   |   802.626.6498
admissions@lyndonstate.edu | http://www.lyndonstate.edu





• Schools •



Fold, Inc.

The Fold Family Ministries provides Christ-centered residential care and counseling for troubled and at-risk teens, ages 13-17.

142 Cornerstone Lane, Lyndonville, VT 05851  map it with google maps   |   802.626.5620
emily@thefoldfamily.com | http://www.thefoldfamily.com




Lyndon Institute

Lyndon Institute is an independent school for students in grades 9-12. Its challenging, comprehensive curriculum offers young men and women the opportunity to explore the range of academic and technical studies. Founded in 1867, LI encourages a lifetime of curiosity, creativity, productivity and good citizenship. There are day and boarding options including a five-day boarding program for students who live outside the Northeast Kingdom. Richard Hilton, Headmaster.

Lyndon Center, VT 05850  map it with google maps   |   802.626.3357 (Main Office)
| http://www.lyndoninstitute.org




Thaddeus Stevens School

The Stevens School, formerly of Peacham and now located on the Lyndon Institute campus in Lyndon Center, is an independent school for grades 1 through 8. Our Mission: We are a community of diverse learners and teachers dedicated to academic excellence, joy in learning, responsible citizenship, and personal growth. Together we grow intellectually, physically, and artistically, fulfill our civic duties, embrace human diversity and thrive in a complex world.

PO Box 274, Lyndon Center, VT 05850  map it with google maps   |   802.592.3194
kathy.bussiere@thestevensschool.org | http://www.thestevensschool.org




The Riverside School

Riverside is recognized as a dynamic independent K-8th grade school in the Northeast Kingdom. We have been comfortably situated for 30 years in a historical landmark in the village of Lyndon, Vermont. - See more at: http://www.theriversideschool.org/#sthash.fBsEJjcv.dpuf. Riverside is recognized as a dynamic, independent K-8th grade school in the Northeast Kingdom. For 30 years we have been situated in a historic landmark in Lyndon, developing active learners, patient leaders, and engaged citizens in a supportive community. We are proud to have recently completed a thoughtful 2-year self study resulting in earned accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Lyndonville, VT 05851  map it with google maps   |   802.626.8552
| http://www.theriversideschool.org/#sthash.fBsEJjcv.dpuf





• Other Educational Services •



Northeast Kingdom Learning Services, Inc.

Northeast Kingdom Learning Services, Inc. provides services that include migrant education, high school credentialing programs (Adult Diploma, GED, High School Completion Program, Drop-Out Recovery); K-12 tutorial, work readiness and academic skill gain, and programs for children birth to six and their families, pregnant and postpartum women through Children's Integrated Services.

1222 Main St. Suite 101, 201, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819  map it with google maps   |   802.334.6532
michelle.tarryK@neklsvt.org | http://www.neklsvt.org