What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
— Alfred Mercier

Where do our Graduates go to High School and College?

After graduating from Orchard Valley, our alumni tend to excel at high school. They exhibit an exceptional desire to learn, strong work habits, and social maturity. 

Our alumni attend public high schools and independent schools, both Waldorf schools and non-Waldorf schools.  Some attend boarding schools. 

Below are some of the schools attended by alumni:

The Initiative: A Vermont Waldorf High School, Plainfield – The Initiative is a Waldorf high school just down the road from Orchard Valley on the Goddard College campus.  Orchard Valley parents and faculty were among the founders of the school. We are excited that a birth-grade 12 Waldorf education is available to families in the Central Vermont area.

Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg
Harwood Union High School, Moretown
Hazen Union School, Hardwick
High Mowing School, Wilton, New Hampshire (a Waldorf boarding school)
Lake Champlain Waldorf School, Shelburne
South Burlington High School, South Burlington
Montpelier High School, Montpelier
Northfield High School, Northfield
Spaulding High School, Barre
St. Johnsbury Academy, St. Johnsbury
U32, Montpelier
The White Mountain School, Bethlehem, New Hampshire

Alumni currently attend the following Colleges:

Berea College
Brown University
Carnegie Mellon University
Gettysburg College, Sunderman Conservatory of Music
Johnson State College
Lesley University
Mount Holyoke College
Northeastern University
Rhode Island School of Design
Tufts University
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Nebraska
University of Vermont
Wheaton College (MA)