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Stratton Mountain School is located at the base of Stratton Mountain in the heart of Southern Vermont’s Green Mountains. Visit our beautiful campus, tour the state-of-the-art training facilities, check out an academic class, and train with us for a day! Contact our Admissions Team (802-856-1103to schedule your visit, or click here to request information.
    • What SMS Students have to say!

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  • Founded in 1972

    Stratton Mountain School was established in 1972. Warren Hellman and Donald Tarinelli founded the school for their children to train and compete in high-level alpine skiing without interrupting their high school education.
  • Beautiful Campus

    Stratton Mountain School sits on a beautiful campus, a half mile from the base of Stratton Mountain.  Students enjoy training opportunities at many venues throughout the region.
  • Academic Building

    The academic building has twelve classrooms, including two fully equipped science labs and a STEM lab. The Henrich Library and administrative offices are housed on the ground floor.
  • Inside the Classroom

    The average class size at SMS is twelve students. With 70% of our teachers holding at least a master’s degree, each faculty member brings a passion for teaching and a solid foundation in their field of study into the classroom.
  • Fully Equipped Science Facilities

    SMS has a fully equipped labs for all the sciences, including: physics, chemistry, and biology. Students can perform all manner of scientific exploration.
  • The Henrich Library

    Located in the Academic building, the Henrich Library is a quiet place for students to study and read throughout the year.  Recently renovated in the Summer of 2022, the library features group seating, colorful murals, and plenty of charging ports.
  • The Patti Kaltsas Education, Arts & Student Center

    In homage to Patti Kaltsas, who believed in bringing people together, the PK Center features our 220 seat state of the art equipped auditorium, an art gallery, foreign language classrooms, our Middle School Common Room, and student lounge.
  • McCormick Auditorium

    The 220-seat McCormick Auditorium in the Patti Kaltsas Education, Arts & Student Center is a sound-perfect room equipped with the best technology.
  • Art Studio

    The art studio in the Patti Kaltsas building is spacious, light, and inspiring.
  • The Big Dorm

    The primary SMS dorm building is a common gathering area, which houses our Seki Dining Hall and the majority of our boarding students.  
  • The Little Dorm

    Two faculty family apartments bookend this building, which provides housing for up to ten boarding students.
  • The Burtscher Fieldhouse

    The athletic hub of Stratton Mountain School, The Burtscher Fieldhouse is home to the coaches offices, The Greg Needell Strength & Conditioning Center, The Greg Needell Gymnasium, and additional athletic support facilities.
  • The Greg Needell Strength & Conditioning Room

    The Greg Needell Strength & Conditioning Room houses more than 4,000 indoor + 1,500 outdoor square feet of lifting and training space, and is recognized by the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association as a Gold Certified High Performance Center.
  • The Greg Needell Gymnasium

    The Greg Needell Gymnasium has three different sections for training.  Featuring an indoor soccer turf, hard surface space for basketball, volleyball, and floor hockey etc., Students use The Greg Needell Gymnasium for athletic training and fun competitive sports during their free time.
  • Sports Medicine Training Center

    Staffed by certified athletic trainers, our on-campus Sports Medicine Training Center is equipped and well-prepared for outstanding treatment and performance improvement.
  • Tuning Rooms

    Each winter sport discipline has dedicated tuning and storage space, renovated in 2022, located on the first floor of the Burtscher Field House.
  • Simpson Center for Action Sports

    The 10,000-square-foot Simpson Center for Action Sports provides a safe, active learning environment for athletes in the Snowboard, Freeski, and Freestyle programs. The Simpson Center (as it is affectionally known) features: a newly constructed progression ramp, weight lifting area, indoor skate park, a super-tramp, and two Olympic trampolines. 
  • Luckenbill Field

    Adjacent to the Burtscher Field House, Luckenbill Field provides an ideal space for athletic training as well as SMS's home soccer and lacrosse games.
  • The Obstacle Course

    Just below Luckenbill Field lies our impressive obstacle course, winding through the woods and used for both training and our annual All-School Obstacle Run.
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.