"My daughter's skiing and confidence improved so much this year—she made the most wonderful, salt of the earth friends, keeps up with all her classes, and her coaches are strong, effective, kind, and caring."
At SMS, we have a “Yes, and...” philosophy because students should not have to choose between pursuing dreams and completing their education.
We enhance spring and fall terms to allow for a lighter academic load during the winter. And when our students qualify for competitions or elite training camps that take them away from campus, we make the best use of distance learning strategies to keep academics on track. Our college-preparatory curriculum provides a foundation of academic excellence.
With options for both boarding and day students, SMS combines our top-tier academic and athletic offerings with an outstanding residential life program to achieve our unique mission: to provide a unique environment that offers each student the opportunity to pursue excellence in competitive winter sports and college preparatory academics while developing strong personal values.
Contact Admissions Director Jim Sullivan (802-856-1153) to schedule a visit and learn more about the full term program at SMS.
The goal of the Student Life Program at Stratton Mountain School is to foster and maintain a strong campus community.
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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.