Why Long Trail School?

Why Long Trail School?

At Long Trail School we raise and educate young people to make a living, to make a life, and to make a difference. Our specific educational approach and school culture are designed to prepare students to be compassionate critical thinkers and informed global citizens. You can choose to join a diverse community of open-minded, adventurous individuals who seek an education that surpasses common, standard and expected. That’s the Long Trail School difference, and why our students come from over thirty towns and dozens of countries around the globe.

The best way to discover Long Trail is to visit. We want you to see our community in action, ask questions, and get excited about the opportunities ahead.

Our IB Advantage

The roster of (IB) International Baccalaureate World Schools has grown to more than 3,000 institutions in 140 countries. Long Trail is proud to have been named an IB World School in 2010.

Not only is this challenging academic program is recognized world-wide for the high quality education and international mindedness that it provides, but it also sets forth a series of attributes that all IB student should strive to achieve. These ideas of open-mindedness and critical thinking mesh perfectly with our own core beliefs and values at LTS.

Learn more about our IB program and its advantages here.

Independent Schools

Independent schools are known for providing a safe, nurturing environment in which students are encouraged to reach their full potential. They are unique by definition and allow for parents to select a school for their child that best fits their child.

At LTS, being independent means that we can keep our class sizes small to insure individual attention. We offer high academic standards that nurture intellectual curiosity, stimulate a student’s growth, and instill independence and self confidence.

Learn more about what makes independent school the right choice HERE.

Student Success

Our small class size and individualized attention means that each student gets the support they need to succeed, and we are proud of our high academic success.

Long Trail School does not discriminate in the administration of its admission and education policies on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender, national or ethnic origin, or any other protected class.  
Long Trail School complies with all applicable state and federal nondiscrimination statutes, including the Vermont Public Accommodations Act (9 V.S.A. Chapter 139), the Vermont Fair Employment Practices Act (21 V.S.A. Chapter 5, Subchapter 6) and Vermont State Board of Education rules 2226.6 and 2229.1.