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Rock Point School

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Rock Point School is a coeducational, independent boarding and day school for grades 9-12 in Burlington, Vermont; we are a positive alternative to traditional high schools.

We encourage you to explore and learn about the huge impact our intentionally small community can have in your life!

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academics
We believe that all students can find academic success, and we make it our mission to help them do just that.
student life
Our students have the opportunity to try many different activities, in and out of the classroom to make student life vibrant and varied!
philosophy and mission
A small, nurturing, supportive, educational environment where all students are welcomed and appreciated for who they are.
admissions
Learn about our admissions process, tuition, and financial aid. We have rolling admissions for the school year!
student stories
Our students have forged their own paths and become successful, finding a passion and a purpose in life, becoming self-aware, and learning to be competent and confident.
summer session
Rock Point School summer session offers a chance for a fun, healthy summer and an interdisciplinary approach to learning, both in and out of the classroom.

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Being here has made me more comfortable out in the real world. Now I’m going to college. I don’t think I would have been even able to deal with the thought of college when I first got to Rock Point.

Kelly, RPS Graduate

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It has been so special to come to a place where I have been accepted for who I am. I've always been me, that's not changing, but for the first time in my life, it's been celebrated.

Amaris, Class of 2021

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Student Stories

“Success” has many definitions in our school community. Being successful means finding a passion and a purpose in life, becoming self-aware, and learning to be competent and confident in your skills. Sometimes being successful means trying something new, conquering a fear, or experiencing joy. Most importantly, we believe that success means moving forward along your own trajectory. 

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On The Point blog

What are the Benefits of a High School Post Grad Year?

When I tell people that we have a Post-Grad option at Rock Point School, they sometimes ask me what that means. Some people may have heard of

How to Turn School-Start-Plus-Math-Anxiety into a Welcoming Learning Community

Students who are anxious, have struggled in school in the past, or have even had extremely negative experiences with teachers start the year

News & Events

Prom 2022

Prom is a rite of passage for many high school students. It can also be a source of stress and anxiety, a time when some people feel left out or

Art Show May 6, 2022

You’re invited to the Rock Point School Art Show! Student art of all kinds from mixed media to mosaics will be showcased in two ways:  Outdoor Art

New England Youth Identity Summit 2022

On April 1, 2022, five students and Residential Educator, Stanton Eddy, headed to Portland, Maine for the New England Youth Identity Summit. The goal

Student Leadership in Reflections on Feminism

Every week the Rock Point School student community gathers for Reflections, a morning meeting involving conversation about the significant issues

Maple 5k Raises Funds for Ukraine

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Maple 5k Run this weekend! The morning of the race was chilly, but dry - perfect weather for a race. With

Open House April 8th on Campus!

You're invited to the Rock Point School Open House on Friday, April 8, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Learn about our nurturing approach to academics, exciting dorm

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