84.3% of our workers possess at least a high school diploma (the national average is 75.2%) and 23.2% posses and advanced degree. The Rutland region reflects an emphasis on excellence in education through a variety of public, private and parochial schools. For further information, contact the appropriate Supervisory Union.
Rutland Central Supervisory Union serving Proctor, West Rutland, and Rutland Town. 802-775-4342.
Rutland City Supervisory Union serving Rutland City. 802-773-1900.
Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union serving Brandon, Mendon, Pittsford and Chittenden. 802-247-5757.
Rutland South Supervisory Union serving Wallingford, Clarendon, and Shrewsbury. 802-775-3264.
Rutland Southwest Supervisory Union serving Ira, Middletown Springs, Poultney and Tinmouth. 802-287-5286.
Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union serving Castleton and Fair Haven. 802-265-4905.
Additional Education Opportunities
Stafford Technical Center is a public educational center serving students in grades 11-12 from the ten regional high schools. It provides an evening adult education program, and adult diploma program and specialized training programs for business and industry. 802-773-1990.
Castleton State College, founded in 1787 is located in Castleton, with a center in Rutland. It offers associates, baccalaureate and masters degrees for Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. 802-468-5611.
College of St. Joseph, located on Clement Road in Rutland, is a private, Catholic, co-ed, fully accredited liberal arts college providing associate, bachelors and masters degrees in liberal arts and professional areas. The college offers both day and evening classes in 30 degree programs to serve adults and traditional college age populations from Rutland, Vermont and New England. 802-773-5900.
Community College of Vermont, which is the second largest college in the
state, has one of its twelve sites in Rutland at 60 West Street. CCV is a
two-year institution providing occupational, degree, transfer and continuing
education opportunities at the lowest tuition rate available. An accreditied
member of the Vermont State College Sustem, they offer day and evening
classes. For more information phone 802-786-6996 or 1-800-CCV-6686.
www.ccv.vsc.edu email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Green Mountain College, chartered in 1834 and located in Poultney, offers two and four year associates programs, as well as baccalaureate programs in education, retailing, business, recreation and several other fields. 802-287-9313.
UVM Extension Service is a continuing educational process providing programs for farmers and businesses, families and community groups throughout the county. It is affiliated with the University of Vermont with access to current research-based information through campus-based Extension faculty. 802-773-3349.
UVM Division of Continuing Education's mission is to create a joint venture, partnership and collaboration with public agencies, private industry, school systems and civic organizations to deliver timely & relevant educational products of the highest quality in the most cost-effective manner. 802-747-0060.
Vermont Achievement Center has services that offer an important alternative to children with significant behavioral and emotional difficulties. They work with the child and family to readjust the child to their families, the community and eventually return to school. 802-775-2395.
Vermont Interactive Television, located at Stafford Technical Center, is a two-way audio and visual communication network connecting Rutland to 12 other Vermont sites as well as national and international ISDN connections providing video conferencing services for business and organizations. 802-775-7176.
Trinity College of Vermont offers a Women's Small Business Program in the Rutland area, which offers a variety of workshops and classes for women interested in starting a business, improving their business, or learning skills to help them in the business world. 802-773-3349.
The Rutland region is served by a number of public libraries, most notably the Rutland Free Library, one of the state's largest. Founded in 1886, the Rutland Free Library houses more than 90,000 volumes. The library's Nella Grimm Fox Room has become a leading center of area cultural events hosting lectures, concerts, panels, book discussion groups and many other presentations. In addition, there is active programming for children including films, puppet shows and story hours. The library boasts a fine reference collection and valuable Vermont historical collection.