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Open Fields School

Open Fields School is a coeducational private alternative school for students in grades Kindergarten through 6.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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Overview

Overview

Open Fields School says

Open Fields is a small non-graded private school, just off the common on Thetford Hill, Vermont. Founded in 1971 by Jean K. Aull, it is open to all children, ages 4 through 12. The central philosophy of Open Fields is that children are naturally eager to explore and discover and learn, and that every natural activity of children is, in itself, a learning experience. Children learn most successfully when they are free to do their very best, free from excessive competition with their peers, and free from the fear of failure. Failure to master something the first time or failure to be "first" must never mean disgrace, but must mean simply that it is time to attack the problem or skill again, with humor, determination, and courage. Open Fields is a small non-graded private school, just off the common on Thetford Hill, Vermont. Founded in 1971 by Jean K. Aull, it is open to all children, ages 4 through 12. The central philosophy of Open Fields is that children are naturally eager to explore and discover and learn, and that every natural activity of children is, in itself, a learning experience. Children learn most successfully when they are free to do their very best, free from excessive competition with their peers, and free from the fear of failure. Failure to master something the first time or failure to be "first" must never mean disgrace, but must mean simply that it is time to attack the problem or skill again, with humor, determination, and courage.

Finance

Finance

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.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (802) 785-2077

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 21
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 2
1 2
2 3
3 5
4 1
5 7
6 1

Open Fields School's 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 Open Fields School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Gender 33% Male / 67% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 57%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 10%
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