Enrollment for 2022-23

We are taking applications for 2022-23 and would be happy to speak with you about our program and your child(ren). We are now scheduling afterschool / weekend visits for prospective families, as we determine what operations will look like during the next school year and how many students we’ll be able to admit.

Lucky Penny Day Raffle!

We’re raising funds to replace our aging playground equipment, and it could be your lucky day! We’ve got some great items, donated by local businesses and Open Fields families, and we’re holding an online raffle, with all sorts of items: games & puzzles, sports/outdoor equipment, gift certificates to local businesses, gift baskets, vintage jewelry, and more!

The drawings will be held on National Lucky Penny Day: May 23, 2022. Choose the items you want to take a chance on - you could be the lucky winner, and we’ll raise some pennies for our playground!

Instilling a lifelong love of learning

Open Fields is a small non-graded independent school, just off the common on Thetford Hill, Vermont. Founded in 1971 by Jean K. Aull, Open Fields is open to all children, ages 4 through 12.

Open Fields may be small, but it offers big things. In addition to a small student/teacher ratio, Open Fields offers: