Burke Mountain Academy
Founded in 1970, Burke Mountain Academy is a private, college preparatory ski academy with an annual enrollment of about 65 students in grades 8-PG. Located in East Burke, a rural community of approximately 600 residents in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. The town is located at the base of Burke Mountain, an alpine and Nordic ski resort. Admission is based on ski racing ability, academic potential, and strength of character. Students come from all over the United States and the world.
Burke Mountain Academy aspires to fulfill its mission of, “providing passionate ski racers the opportunity to pursue their limitless academic and athletic potential in a community based on trust. BMA embraces an ethos in which hard work is held in the highest esteem, and believe risking failure and learning from success are exceptional preparation for life beyond Burke.”