Lyndon Institute

168 Institute Cir, Lyndon Center, VT 05850 | High School, 9 - 12, Co-ed | Founded in 1867


Lyndon Institute is an independent and comprehensive high school offering grades 9-12. The school aims to reach each student to help them discover their individual academic, artistic, technological, and athletic interests and skills. The personal attention the Lydon students receive created an inclusive environment and solid preparation for college and life beyond. Lyndon institute is located in the scenic Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. The beautiful 150-acre campus encourages students to spend time outside and explore the natural beauty. Concord, the capital city, is just under 2 hours away. The school’s mission is, “to inspire our students to become accomplished learners, creative thinkers, and compassionate community members.” LI students receive personal attention from devoted faculty. A standards-based academic structure helps students focus on achieving college and career readiness. Students are encouraged to explore their interests and leverage their unique talents to reach their full potential.

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SSAT required
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Not Reported
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Minimum TOEFL
Formal (dress shirts for boys, collared shirts for
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Post-Grad option
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Clubs & Organizations

Athletic Honor Society

Mountain Bike Club

Dance clubs

Drama Club

Latin Club

Lyndon Institute Select Chorus

National Art Honor Society

National Honor Society

National Technical Honor Society

Scholars Bowl

Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

Student Council



League of Lyndon

Mu Alpha Theta - National Math Honor Society

Outing Club

School Newspaper

Science Olympiad

Viking SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance)

Magic the Gathering/Dungeons and Dragons

NEK Clayshooters

Sustainability Club

Volunteer Project



  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Mountain Bike (Club)
  • Cheerleading (Club)


  • Alpine Skiing
  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Cheerleading


  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Track & Field
  • Unified Basketball
  • Lacrosse (Club)
  • Ultimate (Club)
College matriculation
  • Alfred University
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  • Boston University
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  • Bryant University
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  • Clarkson University
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  • Community College of Vermont
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  • Fashion Institute of Technology
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  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Keene State College
  • Kingston University
  • Lakes Region Community College
  • Lasell College
  • Les McCrae College
  • Lesley University
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Long Island University
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Lyndon State College
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  • Marymount Manhattan College
  • Mass. College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Mercer University
  • Messiah College
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  • Michigan Technological University
  • Middlebury College
  • Mississippi State University
  • New England Culinary Institute
  • New England Institute of Technology
  • New England School of Hair Design
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Norwich University
  • O’Brien’s Aveda Institute
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  • Pace University
  • Penn State University Park
  • Plymouth State University
  • Pratt Institute
  • Purdue University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Randolph Macon College
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Rutgers University
  • Saint Anselm College
  • Saint John’s University
  • St. Joseph’s in Maine
  • Saint Lawrence University
  • Saint Michael’s College
  • Saint Thomas University
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Simmons College
  • Southeast Lineman Training Center
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Suffolk University
  • SUNY Adirondack
  • SUNY Albany
  • SUNY College of Agriculture & Technology at Morrisville
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • Texas A & M University
  • The City College of New York
  • Tilton School
  • Troy University
  • Tufts University
  • Unity College
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • University of California: Berkeley
  • University of California: Davis
  • University of California: Irvine
  • University of California: San Diego
  • University of California: Santa Barbara
  • University of California: Santa Cruz
  • University of Colorado: Boulder
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Denver
  • University of Economics (Czech Republic)
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Maine: Orono
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Massachusetts: Dartmouth
  • University of Miami
  • University of New England
  • University of New Hampshire
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Northwestern Ohio
  • University of Southern Main
  • University of Tampa
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Valdosta State University
  • Vermont Technical College
  • Wilbraham & Monson Academy
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Western New England University
Facts & Statistics
168 Institute Cir, Lyndon Center, VT 05850
(844) 277-1645
9 - 12
Grades offered
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Teacher/student ratio
Boarding students
International students
2 (2019)
Vietnamese students
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Burlington International Airport (81 Miles), Lebanon Municipal Airport (72 Miles)
Enjoy nature whether its a picnic at Riverfront Park, mountain biking through Kingdom Trails, skiing at Burke Mountain Resort, or exploring Lyndon State forest. Events like the farmers markets and festivals are also local favorites.
Student Activities
Signature Programs

Lyndon’s indoor track, boys basketball, girls slope-style snowboarding, boys giant slalom alpine skiing, and softball teams were all 2015-16 State Champions.

The field hockey team won the state title, while the boys ice hockey team made it to the finals.

The Latin club earned the Silver Bowl (awarded to the top school in the state) they compete at various events each year including UVM, Harvard, and Yale.

The Lyndon Institute also offers a STEM program.