Best High Schools
in Vermont

We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 14 Vermont schools made our rankings.View Rankings

The Vermont high school graduation rate is roughly 90 percent - one of the highest rates in the nation. Students must complete at least 20 academic units in various subjects to graduate from Vermont high schools, and they’re tested via the New England Common Assessment Program, according to the Vermont Department of Education.

In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, there are nine silver medal schools and five bronze medals schools in Vermont. Among the state's top-ranked schools are Montpelier High School, part of the Montpelier School District in the state's capital city, and Lake Region High School in Orleans, near the Canadian border.

Top Ranked VT Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Montpelier High School

5 HIGH SCHOOL DR, MONTPELIER, VT 05602

#2

Oxbow Uhs #30

36 OXBOW DR, BRADFORD, VT 05033

#3

Lake Region High School

317 LAKE REGION RD, ORLEANS, VT 05860

#4

Arlington Memorial School

529 EAST ARLINGTON RD, ARLINGTON, VT 05250

#5

Colchester High School

131 LAKER LN, COLCHESTER, VT 05446

#6

Green Mountain Uhs #35

716 VT RTE 103 SOUTH, CHESTER, VT 05143

#7

Randolph Uhs #2

15 FOREST ST, RANDOLPH, VT 05060

#8

Northfield Middle/High School

37 CROSS ST UNIT 2 AND 3, NORTHFIELD, VT 05663

#9

Vergennes Union High School

50 MONKTON RD, VERGENNES, VT 05491

Other Notable VT School

This school was awarded a national bronze medal.

Blue Mountain Us #21

2420 ROUTE 302, WELLS RIVER, VT 05081

See complete Vermont High School Rankings

VT by the Numbers
Districts 60
High Schools 60
Full-Time Teachers 2,952
Students Enrolled 30,624

Featured Districts

Champlain Valley, Vermont

The Champlain Valley Union High School District #15 serves 1,345 students at one high school.

Vermont

The Essex Junction School District includes one high school serving 1,329 students.