Founded in 1997, Vermont Commons School is accredited by the State of Vermont and is a member of the Vermont Independent Schools Association (VISA), the Independent Schools Association of Northern New England (ISANNE), and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
Vermont Commons School is also accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The goals of an accreditation through NEASC are quality assurance and continued school improvement. NEASC accreditation is a system of accountability that requires self-reflection, analysis, and planning for the future. Comprehensive in scope, it is based on a set of standards that define the characteristics of schools and colleges. NEASC accreditation attests to substantial compliance with established qualitative standards, integrity in statements to the public describing the school’s program, school commitment to improvement, and sufficiency of institutional resources.