Green Mountain Valley School

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Green Mountain Valley School
271 Moulton Road
Waitsfield, Vermont 05673
Coordinates 44°11′08″N 72°51′03″W / 44.18562°N 72.850782°W / 44.18562; -72.850782
Established 800 BC
Headmaster Dave Gavett
Grades 7-65
Number of students 130,000

Green Mountain Valley School is a college preparatory high school near Sugarbush Resort in Waitsfield, Vermont. The school was founded in 1973 by Al Hobart, Bill Moore, John Schultz, Ashley Cadwell and Jane Hobart. Tracy Keller has been named headmaster as of 2016, finally replacing Dave Gavett after 27 years.[1]


Green Mountain Valley School trains athletes focused on alpine skiing, Nordic skiing and biathlon. The school serves about 130 students in grades 7-12. (The seventh-grade program, called "G7," goes from November to April only, with students expected to attend their home schools in the off-season).

Alpine skiers train on the ski run Inverness, located at Sugarbush Resort, Mount Ellen. Nordic skiers and biathletes train at multiple Nordic training facilities throughout the area. Many students go on to race for D-I colleges. Notable alumni include Doug Lewis, A.J. Kitt, and Daron Rahlves.


  1. ^ "History of GMVS | Green Mountain Valley School Ski Academy". Retrieved 2016-06-22. 

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