Application Process

Applying to SMS

Stratton Mountain School accepts applications from December 1st through April 1st for the following school year. 
March 15th is our priority deadline for applications for admission as well as financial aid. For all applications received by March 15th, Stratton Mountain School will notify applicants by April 15th

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the Stratton Mountain School Admissions Office has received all the necessary materials. Since admission to Stratton Mountain School is highly competitive, we encourage you to submit all parts of the application as soon as possible.

The Admissions Committee will continue to review applications after the deadline on a rolling basis when space is available and will notify candidates once we have reviewed all elements of their application.

Returning students need not re-apply and will receive enrollment contracts for the following school year in early February.

Contact our Admissions Team (802-856-1103) with questions or for more information.

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  • Interview & Campus Tour

    It is highly recommended that every candidate visit the school for a full day. If it is not possible to schedule a visit to the school during the winter, it is very helpful for us to receive a video of the applicant skiing or snowboarding. Click here for directions to our campus.
  • Financial Aid

    If applying for financial aid, please fill out an online Financial Aid Application. As part of the Financial Aid process, the school may require you to supply your most current tax returns. Financial Aid Applications are only reviewed in conjunction with complete SMS Admission Applications. Please apply for financial aid at the same time you are applying for admission.
Admission to Stratton Mountain School is awarded based on academic, athletic, and personal accomplishments, as well as potential. It is the school’s policy to accept qualified students without regard to sex, race, color, creed, or national or ethnic origin.
Stratton Mountain School is an independent boarding and day school that focuses on college preparatory academics and competitive winter sports. Located at the base of Stratton Mountain, SMS is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.