St. Johnsbury Academy
Good Neighbor Program
St. Johnsbury Academy has introduced a Good Neighbor scholars program designed to make boarding at the school more attractive and affordable for families in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Quebec.
The Good Neighbor program combines the best of five and seven day boarding, giving studentsthe opportunity to enjoy time with their families while benefitting from the structure, support, and participation that resident life makes possible. The Good Neighbor annual tuition of $30,000 is significantly less than the 2014-2015 resident student tuition of $49,300.
“We’re offering this special program so students can enjoy all the benefits of a St. Johnsbury Academy education, including the boarding experience, while still having quality time with their families. Any family with a primary residence, or vacation home, in Vermont, New Hampshire, or Quebec, is eligible,” said Jack Cummings, Associate Headmaster for Advancement and Admission at the Academy. “Our Good Neighbor tuition is comparable to the day school tuition charged by other independent day and boarding schools in Northern New England. Families living in voucher towns can further reduce the cost by the amount of the sending town contribution.”
Our Good Neighbor program comprises Quebec, New Hampshire, and Vermont
“We believe this option will be attractive to families who might otherwise not consider a boarding-school education for their children,” Cummings said, adding that “research on boarding schools indicates that families prefer to keep their children within a two-hour radius of home, enabling weekend visits, attendance at sporting and other events, and the chance to maintain contact with the child away at school. The Good Neighbor program accomplishes all of these things at a very competitive tuition.”
Additional information about the Good Neighbor Boarding Program is available by contacting the Academy Admission Office at (802) 751-2130 or email Goodneighbor@stjacademy.org.