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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 |

• Schools •

Little Dippers Doodle Children's Center

Little Dippers is a licensed, 5 star, strengthening families child care center. We provide care for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age and provide Transportation Services, Behavioral Support and on site special education and Community Integration Services for all qualifying children. We are an Approved Act 166 site for the St. Johnsbury Preschool program and offer full and half day Preschool programs for qualifying families.

1198 Industrial Park, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819  map it with google maps   |   802.748.3226

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. Daren Houck, Headmaster.

Lyndon Center, VT 05850  map it with google maps   |   802.626.3357 (Main Office)

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 |

The Fold Family Ministries, 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 |

The Riverside School

Riverside is recognized as a dynamic, independent K-8th grade school in the Northeast Kingdom. For more than 30 years we have been developing active learners, patient leaders, and engaged citizens in a supportive community. If you are eager to learn, you're the student for us! Financial aid available.

Lyndonville, VT 05851  map it with google maps   |   802.626.8552

• Other Educational Services •

NEKLS: Northeast Kingdom Learning Services, Inc.

NEKLS, Inc. provides educational services to out of school youth, adults without a high school credential and workers seeking to improve their educational skills. In addition, we provide individual tutorial services to schools for grades K-12 and coordinated child development and family support services for children, birth to six years.

1222 Main St. Suite 101, 201, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819  map it with google maps   |   1.844.GONEKLS (466-3557) |