Essex High School - Academics

Academics

The school is accredited as a public secondary school by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and by the Vermont Department of Education. EHS adjoins the Center for Technology, Essex, a technical and vocational school. Students can enroll concurrently in both high school and technical programs; approximately ten percent of students do so each year. A four-year Air Force Junior ROTC program is offered.

The school has accelerated programs in Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, French and Spanish; honors courses in English and Mathematics; and a selection of fourteen Advanced Placement courses. Not all AP courses are taught each year. The school also offers students media and computer facilities.

In 2008, EHS students earned the county's best math scores on the New England Common Assessment Program test.

Tuition was $11,900 in 2009-2010. This tuition was paid by towns sending students to this public school, sometimes from outside the school district.

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