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Postgraduate Program

The SMS Postgraduate (PG) program provides student-athletes with the opportunity to train and compete in their sport in an elite, structured environment before moving on to a college or National team.
Most often, the PG program is an athletic endeavor only. Our postgraduates are highly competitive athletes who train and travel for competition throughout the fall and winter.

The typical postgraduate student-athlete has earned his or her high school diploma and aspires to obtain a National Team nomination or earn a place on a college team.

Throughout the nine-month program, athletes will train with our experienced coaches at Stratton Mountain School, and travel to venues throughout the US, Canada, and Europe for additional training and competitions. Each athlete will have full access to our state-of-the-art facilities, including our weight room, sports conditioning facility, tuning room, and dining hall.

For more information regarding the Postgraduate Program, please contact Admissions Director Jim Sullivan (802-856-1153).

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  • Athletic Component

    Some postgraduates choose not to participate in a full academic course load to focus on his or her sport but might decide to audit a few courses.
  • Optional Academic Component

    The postgraduate academic component is the ideal program for a student-athlete who is looking to enhance his or her academic record alongside an advanced, sport-specific training schedule. Postgraduate students either enroll in a full schedule of SMS classes, audit 1 or 2 classes or utilize our library for online college courses. 
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.