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The strength of Burr and Burton Academy’s program is that it offers an extraordinary 170 courses each year. Students therefore have a wide and diverse array of choices in every discipline, and in multiple locations-- at the main campus, and the three satellite campuses: the Mountain Campus, Target, and the BBA-Dene Farm. Students may also pursue off-campus internships, dual enrollment college courses, independent study, vocational courses at the Career Development Center, and off-campus study experiences as part of their personalized learning program.

Burr and Burton's high-caliber courses in academics, athletics, and the arts provide students of all abilities and backgrounds robust opportunities for growth and exploration. Throughout, the school and college counselors, advisors, and teachers provide feedback and support to help guide students when selecting courses and developing goals for the future.

Graduation Requirements

At Burr and Burton, 28 credits must be completed for graduation. The total number of credits includes 19 from required core courses; the remaining credits come from from student-selected elective courses.

Core Course Graduation Requirements:

  • English: 4 credits
  • Social Studies: 4 credits
    • World & US History: 3 credits
    • SS Elective: 1 credit
  • Mathematics and Science: 7 (4/3) credits
  • Physical Education: 1 credit
  • Wellness: 1 credit
  • Arts: 1 credit
  • Technology: 1 credit

Graduation Requirements Notes

Students who attend the Mountain Campus fulfill their English and Social Studies requirement for the year, as well as receive an elective science credit and a physical education credit.

A student who is a member of a BBA competitive sports team for a season is eligible for a one­ third credit exemption toward the Physical Education requirement.

Students must also fulfill their service learning requirements of one service learning project per year.

For more information about graduation requirements, see the Course of Study. Courses that fulfill requirements for graduation in more than one discipline are listed under both disciplines.

Offering every student a world of opportunities.

Burr and Burton Academy

57 Seminary Avenue
PO Box 498
Manchester, VT 05254
Phone: 802.362.1775, Fax: 802.362.0574