Overview

The Putney School is designed for independent, motivated, and capable students seeking intellectual freedom, responsibility and opportunities for competence in a variety of fields. The school's 500-acre campus is situated on a working Vermont dairy farm that supports a rich curriculum in sustainability. Putney’s vigorous liberal arts program prepares students for top colleges and the real world.
Official information of The Putney School in 2024 | FindingSchool

B+ Boarding
B+ Matriculation
B+ Academics
A- Extracurricular activities
B Community
B+ Reviews
A Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $74,500
# of Students: 232
Teacher:Student: 1:5
International Student: 17%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $129,310/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 73%
SAT: 1250/1600
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The Putney School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#2 Columbia University 1
#5 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#8 University of Pennsylvania 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#13 Dartmouth College 1
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 1
#17 Cornell University 1
LAC #4 Pomona College 1
#21 Emory University 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#23 University of Michigan 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#28 New York University 1
#28 Tufts University 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#36 Boston College 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Brandeis University 1
#42 Tulane University 1
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
LAC #9 Carleton College 1
LAC #9 Middlebury College 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#55 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
#63 George Washington University 1
LAC #13 Grinnell College 1
#68 Fordham University 1
#68 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#72 Reed College 1
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 1
#79 American University 1
LAC #16 Haverford College 1
#81 Earlham College 1
#84 Bennington College 1
#85 Lake Forest College 1
LAC #17 Barnard College 1
LAC #17 Smith College 1
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 1
#94 Lewis & Clark College 1
#103 Clark University 1
LAC #22 Vassar College 1
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#117 University of Vermont 1
#120 Hampshire College 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
LAC #26 Colorado College 1
#136 University of New Hampshire 1
LAC #30 Bryn Mawr College 1
LAC #30 Mount Holyoke College 1
LAC #35 Pitzer College 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
LAC #38 Skidmore College 1
LAC #38 Whitman College 1
LAC #42 Occidental College 1
LAC #46 Trinity College 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 1
LAC #60 Bard College 1
American University of Paris 1
Berklee College of Music 1
College of the Atlantic 1
Emerson College 1
Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts 1
Marlboro College 1
McGill University 1
Parsons The New School for Design 1
Pratt Institute 1
Rhode Island School of Design 1
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1
St. John's College 1
University of Aberdeen 1
University of Edinburgh 1
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Sports

(Total 8)
Basketball
Lacrosse
Rowing
Running
Skiing
Soccer
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Basketball
Lacrosse
Rowing
Running
Skiing
Soccer
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
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Arts

(Total 17)
Acting
Dance
Music
Music Theory
Production
Sound
Theater
Ceramics
Drawing
Filmmaking
Acting
Dance
Music
Music Theory
Production
Sound
Theater
Ceramics
Drawing
Filmmaking
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Studio Art
Woodworking
Art
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 22)
Chess
Farm
Woods Crew
Maintenance
Carpentry
Recycling
Kitchen
Drama Tech
Cider making
Landscaping
Chess
Farm
Woods Crew
Maintenance
Carpentry
Recycling
Kitchen
Drama Tech
Cider making
Landscaping
Gardening
Community Service
Dance
Ballet
Jazz
Tai Chi
Chamber Music
Fencing
Literary Magazine
Madrigals
Orchestra
Yearbook
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1935
Campus Size: 500 acres
Boarding Rate: 73%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: On Campus, Admission Travel to China, Zoom
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: TOEFL,SLEP
School Code:
TOEFL: 8079
SSAT: 5950

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

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4.9/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 2)
5.0 / 5 Overall
4.5 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.0 / 5 Student Life
4.5 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

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Frequently Ask Questions about The Putney School

01.
Tell me a bit about The Putney School.
The Putney School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Boston, Vermont, US. It was founded 1935, and currently has about 232 students, 17.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.putneyschool.org.
06.
Where is The Putney School located?
The Putney School is located in the State of Vermont of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 87 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does The Putney School have rigorous academic requirements?
The Putney School also have 73% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is The Putney School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, The Putney School is among the most popular schools, within top 129 for all US schools.

Also The Putney School has been favorited by 202 users.
03.
Where do The Putney School students typically go for their colleges?
In 2021-2023, some students attended Columbia University, Yale University, Williams College, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania.
08.
How to start with an application with The Putney School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about The Putney School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit The Putney School’s official site: http://www.putneyschool.org or call them at 802-387-6219.
04.
What is the application requirement for The Putney School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, The Putney School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to The Putney School?
Yes, here are few: Millbrook School, Salem Academy and San Domenico School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for The Putney School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for The Putney School in 2024 is $74,500 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@putneyschool.org .
10.
What is the FindingSchool rating for The Putney School?
The overall rating for The Putney School is B+.

The section ratings of The Putney School are:
B+ for Matriculation
B+ for Academics
A- for Extracurriculum
B for Community
B+ for Students and Parents reviews
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