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322 Maple Street | Manchester Center, VT 05255 | 802.362.7137
Q.  How do I begin the application process?
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Start by filling out the online inquiry form which will add you to our mailing list. Or you may phone us at 802-362-7137.

Q.  How can I schedule a tour?
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Please call 802-362-7137 and ask to speak with [or click to email] Jeff Barclay, our Admissions Director.

Q.  When is the application deadline?
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  • Admissions open October 1, applications should be completed by mid-February to be considered for March 15th acceptance
  • Financial Aid applications are due by February 5 for all students
  • Acceptance letters are mailed by March 15 (Rolling admissions after March 15)
  • Enrollment deposit is due by March 1 for current students; new students two-weeks following receipt of acceptance letter
Q.  Is standardized testing required?
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Students will be evaluated by the teachers they visit at Maple Street School. In addition, copies of their most recent standardized test scores and report cards are a component of the admissions process, along with teacher and personal recommendations.

Q.  How many places are available each year?
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Kindergarten is an "entry year", enrolling 10-15 students. All other grades add new students as space is available.

Q.  How many students are in each grade?
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Lower School (K - 4) has approximately 50-60 students and the Upper-School (5-8) has approximately 50-60 students. Classes range from 12 to 15 students per grade.

Q.  What kind of student is Maple Street seeking?
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All kinds! We seek students who have demonstrated academic potential and intellectual curiosity, along with interests and talents in athletics and the arts. We are looking for strongly motivated and creative students; students who are willing to try new activities and who enjoy collaborating with others; students who come from diverse family backgrounds and cultures, and students who will become good friends and leaders in our community. There is no one typical Maple Street student; rather we seek to build a close community of strong individuals.

Q.  How is Financial Aid awarded?
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Aid is based on need as established by the School and Student Service for Financial Aid based on a family's tax forms. A committee determines how to apportion the available financial aid funds among eligible families. We support 40% of our students with financial aid. To learn more go to the Financial Aid section.