Buxton School (Massachusetts)
|This article relies on references to primary sources. (December 2008)|
Cognoscite Agite Laetate
|Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States|
|Founder||Ellen Geer Sangster|
|Number of students||approx. 90|
Buxton School is a private, coeducational, college preparatory, and boarding and day school for grades 9–12 located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA. The school was founded by Ellen Geer Sangster in 1928 as a coeducational country day school in Short Hills, New Jersey. In 1947, the high school was moved to Sangster's family estate in Williamstown, and formed anew as a boarding school. The primary and middle school stayed in Short Hills as the newly formed Far Brook School. Buxton occupies 150 acres (0.61 km2) of New England meadow and forest in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. Buxton is known for its commitment to education that is experimental and experiential. In 2013, Peter S. Smith was appointed Director.