Mission and Core Values

Serving Students, Serving Communities

Burr and Burton Academy is an independent, coeducational Vermont high school with a public mission. It serves as the school of choice for 749 students who come from Manchester, surrounding communities, and countries overseas.

Situated at the foot of Mt. Equinox and overlooking picturesque Manchester Village, Burr and Burton is a school with a proud tradition of educating students of diverse backgrounds and talents in a supportive and caring environment. Burr and Burton is dedicated to providing engaging, vigorous experiences in academics, athletics, and the arts.

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Our Mission

Burr and Burton Academy’s mission is to educate students intellectually and morally for a life of responsibility, integrity, and service.

Burr and Burton Academy delivers its mission through its core values:

  • Engaging, vigorous educational experiences;
  • Respect for individual differences;
  • The highest standards of performance and behavior;
  • A mindset of perseverance and reflection;
  • A supportive and caring community.