Burlington United States of America
Rock Point School

Thank you for considering Rock Point School.


Rock Point School is a small and unique learning community. We serve students from a variety of backgrounds who have struggled to find their place in more traditional schools. We treat each of our students as individuals and are constantly helping them to identify ways in which they can be successful, both in the classroom and in interactions with their peers. Alternative boarding school, foundation for life Our college preparatory academics develop students for life after high school wherever it may take them and our residential program challenges and captivates student interest in new and exhilarating activities. We are a community in every sense of the word where young people can find a place where they are valued, understood and where they belong. The student experience at Rock Point School is based on relationships and one of our greatest assets is our dedicated educators. The best way to understand the school is to meet the people who work and study here. Rock Point School is located on 125 acres of lakefront property in beautiful Burlington, VT. Our students thrive in a unique environment that combines easy access to nature with a small, safe, fun city just down the road. We are proud to have been founded in 1928 with a mission to serve young people that has remained strong to this day. Rock Point School is is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

  • Day school tuition N/A - $29900 USD
  • Grades for day school 9th Grade/Year 10 -
    Post Graduate
  • Year founded 1928
  • Boarding school tuition N/A - $59500 USD
  • Grades for boarding school 9th Grade/Year 10 -
    Post Graduate
  • Curricula Host Country's National
  • Type Co-ed

Admissions Information

Admissions Process

• Check out our website: Viewing the photos and text of our website is a good first step. It gives you a virtual window into our school.• Call to speak with our Admissions Director: If, after looking at the Rock Point School site, you are interested in getting more information, please call or email us for an admissions packet or to schedule a visit. This would be a good time to talk about your child, his or her needs, and whether Rock Point School might be a good fit. Rock Point School uses a rolling admissions process. Our admissions director, Hillary Kramer, can be reached at (802) 863-1104, x 112, or hkramer@rockpoint.org.• Schedule a tour and interview: We would love to have you come for a visit! Please call to schedule an interview and tour, and be ready to spend about three hours with us. If a student would like to shadow the program, an extended interview, lasting a day or two, can be arranged. (Please note that we don't have visiting students stay with us overnight, so please plan to have your child stay in a local hotel with you.) • Submit an application: If Rock Point School looks like a good option, please fill out our application form and return it with the requested documentation, such as the Release of Information Form, a complete transcript, and copies of any appropriate testing. There is a $50 application fee. If you wish, you may submit the application before scheduling a visit. • Timing of the admissions decision: Generally, an admissions decision takes about one week after receiving the complete application and having the interview. We make decisions on a a rolling admissions basis.

  • First application deadline Rolling
  • Second application deadline Rolling
  • Application fee (domestic) $50 USD
  • Application fee (international) $150 USD


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • Native English teachers Yes


EnglishHistoryScienceMathArt ClassesElectivesTheater and Set DesignCreative Writing PlaywrightingYoga and MindfulnessMakers SpaceZine MakingJewelry-makingPhotographyStained Glass

School Life

  • Most common nationality US
  • Average class size 8

Sports Teams

Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee