Vermont International Academy is a United States High School, approved by the State of Vermont Board of Education to offer a US high school diploma program in cooperation with partner schools in China. VIA promotes knowledge, innovation and global understanding.
VIA students have the option to complete their program of study in China or in the United States at a VIA partner high school. VIA also partners with top tier Vermont and other US universities to ensure students who successfully complete the program have priority access to Vermont and other US universities. In addition VIA provides opportunities for US students to study in the program for all or part of their high school education creating a truly international education experience. VIA views US students as ambassadors who will return to their home states with intimate knowledge of the Chinese culture and history.
As a college-preparatory school, VIA’s programs and curriculum is based on the Vermont Frameworks, Vermont graduation requirements, and the Common Core State Standards. [More..]