Education in Brattleboro

Brattleboro has a strong tradition of education and learning, being home to many schools with varied curriculum. Five elementary schools serve the educational needs of many of Brattleboro's children. Brattleboro is also home to the Brattleboro Area Middle School (7th & 8th grade) as well as the Brattleboro Union High School that serves the educational needs of surrounding towns as well.

The Southeastern Vermont Career Education Center, located on the Brattleboro Middle School campus, serves students from around the area, providing career education in 18 diverse areas.

The Austine School for the Deaf is located on 175 acres overlooking Brattleboro. Primarily a residential program, the school also serves many 'day' students from the area, and provides a variety of academic, social and recreational programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing students age 4-18. The campus is also home to the Hilltop Montessori School, K-5 and Project Adventure.

World Learning, formerly the Experiment in International Living, was founded in 1932 to pioneer a people-to-people exchange. It is one of the oldest international non-profit educational organizations, and the oldest of its kind in the United States. Today, World Learning's broad range of international expertise is facilitated by its three operationg sections: It's accredited college, the School for International Training; its traditional citizen exchange and language programs; and its private volunteer organization activities operated by Projects in International Development and Training. World Learning currenty runs over 260 programs in over ninety countries, providing services to more than 246,000 participants and students.

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