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The Putney School

The Putney School is a coeducational private boarding traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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The Putney School says

Putney is about living fully: intellectual engagement, creative play, progressive learning for a sustainable future. The Putney School is designed for independent, motivated, and capable students seeking intellectual freedom, responsibility and opportunities for competence in a variety of fields. The school's 500-acre campus is situated on a working Vermont dairy farm that supports a rich curriculum in sustainability. Putney’s vigorous liberal arts program prepares students for top colleges and the real world.





Grades Cost Term
High School $46,900 Annual

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


  (802) 387-6232

Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT



Test Scores

1580 25th percentile score for the SAT Composite

1890 75th percentile score for the SAT Composite

1725 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 230
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 35
10 60
11 70
12 65

The Putney School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Putney School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Average Class Size 12
Gender 43% Male / 57% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 75%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 65%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 7%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 18%


  • Fencing
  • Literary Magazine
  • Mountain Biking
  • Yearbook

Associations & Memberships

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Other special emphasis assocations

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