Cavendish, Vermont is part of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union, which also serves the communities of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish, Chester, Ludlow, Plymouth and Mount Holly.
Stepping Stones Preschool
A privately operated, state-licensed, non-profit early childhood program that serves children ages three through ten years. Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAYCE), the school offers whole and half day programs from 7:30-5:00. Ph. 802-226-7760
Cavendish Town Elementary School (CTES)
Cavendish's elementary school serves students in K-6 grades and offers a variety of after-school programs. The Cavendish Fletcher Community Library is adjacent to the school. Ph. 802-226-7758
Green Mountain Union High School (GMUHS)
GMUHS is the district middle school and high school serving Cavendish residents; it is located in Chester, Vermont. Ph. 802-875-2146
The EEE program (Essential Early Childhood Education) coordinates early childhood special education services for children ages three through five. Services are administered by local school districts in conjunction with local early childhood service providers to ensure inclusive educational environments.
Preschool Tuition Support
While there is no pre-k offered through the local public elementary school, the Two Rivers Supervisory Union, offers tuition support for parents who choose to send their child to a qualifying preschool. The following is a sampling of local preschools who are currently partners. Parents can contact the Two Rivers Supervisory Union to inquire about eligibility of other programs.
Vermont offers school choice for high school and some families in Cavendish utilize this option to send their children to surrounding high schools such as Woodstock, Springfield and Black River. School choice is also available for elementary school students within the district-a student in Cavendish Elementary may choose to go to school in Ludlow, Chester, or Mt. Holly. You will have to apply for a school choice option.
- Upper Valley Waldorf - Quechee, VT
- Burr Burton Academy - Manchester, VT
- Kimball Union Academy - Meriden, NH
- Mount St. Joseph’s - Rutland, VT
- Putney School - Putney, VT
- Vermont Academy - Saxton’s River, VT
Specialized schools, starting in junior high, for students who wish to pursue training in skiing, snowboarding and freestyle skiing.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a non-profit that teams up with local civic groups to send children a free book every month until their fifth birthday. Children in Cavendish are eligible thanks to the generous support of the Ludlow Rotary Club. The program is also open to children residing in Ludlow, Plymouth, and Mount Holly. You can register your child directly on the Imagination Library web site.