The Greenwood School
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The Greenwood School (Vermont)
The Greenwood School is a boarding school for boys in grade 6-12 that was established in 1978. Currently, the student teacher ratio is 2:1.
Located in Putney, Vermont, the young men attending this boarding and day school receive comprehensive and balanced enrichment programs that will awaken and nurture their talents. Specifically, the Greenwood School’s main objective is to empower students with learning disabilities such as attention deficit disorder or dyslexia.
The students’ curriculum includes programs like remedial speech, social pragmatics and athletics. The school also covers common core courses such as writing, mathematics, science, history, literature, and much more. The Greenwood School’s program has evolved to create a strong peer environment where a student with a learning problem can flourish academically.
The school was founded by Thomas and Andrea Scheidler who worked in the field of education, specifically with children diagnosed with learning disabilities prior.
Boarding students live in a dormitory that includes student rooms, faculty apartments and common rooms. There is also a school library, assembly room, dining hall and classrooms; typically there are between 1 and 10 students in a class. Each day is carefully designed so that students have the opportunity to learn and enjoy extracurricular activities.
The school accepts applications year-round, but because of the limited student spaces, early applications are encouraged. Find out more on their website.
Associations & Organizations
- National Association of Independent Schools
- State/Regional Independent School Association
- The Association of Boarding Schools
- Other School Associations
Students by Grade
Teachers on Staff
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