Ages: 6 - 13
Parking: Yes - limited
Features: NAEYC Accredited
The Renaissance School is located within the Farm Barn building at Shelburne Farms. It is a state-approved independent school for students in Kindergarten- sixth grade. Click to read an example of what a student's day is like at the Renaissance School.
Reviewed on 06/06/2018
This school has far exceeded our expectations! Our daughter is completing her K year and she has been so happy, she has learned so much more then we could’ve imagined. She has learned Spanish, French, drama, music, art, on top
Of the traditional curriculum. The teachers are absolutely amazing and really nurture each child and meet them where they are, fostering so many different learning styles. We could not be more pleased about...more
Reviewed on 06/06/2018
Renaissance is an amazing school. My children have a love of the outdoors, a kindness in their hearts and a love to learn everyday.
Reviewed on 06/01/2018
Our child has been in the Heartworks since age 2 and is currently at Renaissance School for kindergarten. We are very happy with the progress of our child with the reading, math, writing, and foreign languages. We love that our child is exposed to languages at an early age. We believe our child is reading far above other kids who are attending public schools. The school fosters a great environment for learning and the teachers are amazing...more
Reviewed on 05/04/2018
My children have attended The Renaissance School for the 2017-2018 in grades K and 1. My children transitioned seamlessly into school and feel very at home at Renaissance. Within a couple of months, I was astonished at how much Spanish and French they had learned! I had been trying to teach my children Spanish at home for years, but at school the teachers play games, do projects, and make learning a second language fun. My children...more
Reviewed on 12/29/2017
We moved both our children from public school to The Renaissance school and have been very happy with this decision. The staff really knows the kids and because of the small class sizes really meet each child at his/her level. One of our children reads at a much higher grade level and in the past had to sit though lessons way too easy. At Renaissance they understand her learning ability and challenge her without separating her from her peers....more
Reviewed on 01/15/2014
We chose to withdraw our son from a top rated public school to attend The Renaissance School this year as we were dissatisfied with the public school’s standardized curriculum and the lack of interest in differentiating its curriculum to serve the needs of students in the classroom. We have found at Renaissance School that academic differentiation is more than just a buzzword. Within weeks of the beginning of school, our son’s prior...more
Reviewed on 11/04/2013
We have been at the Renaissance school for three years. My children started at the school in kindergarten and are now starting the 2nd grade. The Renaissance School exceeded our expectations and continues to do so. We are fortunate to be involved in the Renaissance School.
Our children absolutely love the Renaissance School and love learning. The Renaissance School has provided them with a solid foundation to now build upon. They...more
Reviewed on 11/04/2013
Our children have grown up attending both Heartworks and the Renaissance Schools. We are so pleased with the Faculty and Staff, academics, language and arts, differentiated learning, school community and of course the location. This program has helped us to instill a love of learning in our children. They are fully engaged in their education and are excited to go to school each day.
Shelburne Farms is an amazing setting...more
Reviewed on 02/04/2011
I have three children that have gone through the Heartworks and Renaissance school programs, and they couldn't be more delightful, curious, and courteous children. I attribute so much those good qualities to their years at the Renaissance school. Just driving up to Shelburne Farms each day, I remind them how lucky they are to go to school in a place that is not only steeped in Vermont history, but allows them to connect daily with the...more
Reviewed on 08/18/2010
My children have been attending the Heartworks & Renaissance schools since they were 3 years old -- they are now in second and fourth grades. Our original plan was to send them to public school beginning with kindergarten, but we found the quality of the education and the supportive and respectful atmosphere of the school to be so outstanding, we couldn't make the switch. The Renaissance School provides an outstanding academic education,...more