Vermont Day School
Ages: 0 and up
Cost: Please see web site for current tuition prices.
Vermont Day School offers exceptional instruction in core academics, along with a project-based approach to learning that fosters critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity and collaboration. STEM, global studies, digital literacy, art, music, Spanish and PE are integral components of the curriculum. Individual learning goals, along with small classes led by experienced teachers, ensure that each child is well supported and appropriately challenged.
Vermont Day School offers:
- Instruction in core academic areas, along with music, Spanish, art and PE
- Emphasis on 21 century learning competencies
- Integration of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)
- Engaging, project-based approach to learning
- Individual learning goals for each student
- Small classes taught by experienced, dedicated teachers
They also offer after school classes and summer camps.
Reviewed on 01/19/2017
Finally... we found it. After looking at so many area private schools, magnet schools, and neighborhood schools, we finally found a school that emphasizes strong academics, social responsibility, outdoor play, multi-age friendships, and global awareness. VDS is a loving community of outstanding teachers and smart, friendly children. It is a beautiful space (both inside and out) for your child to grow and be nurtured as a learner. Students...more
Reviewed on 11/03/2015
Vermont Day School has a focus on individual learning goals whereby the emphasis is to do your best, not just complete your work. I have a 5 year old son; he has to think about what he wants to achieve, write it down, implement a plan of action and follow through to reach his goal. He likes the feeling of succeeding and attaining his goal: an invaluable lesson. If you have a solid base to build upon, you can reach infinite possibilities...more
Reviewed on 10/27/2015
While we are only 2 months into the school year, I can truly say that sending our child to Vermont Day School was one of the best decisions we've made as parents. The teachers and faculty are amazing. They really care about the students and the mission of the school. Each of the teachers has managed to engage my child in the learning process, as opposed to 'teaching' her. She comes home excited about the things she is doing in school and...more