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Bellows Free Academy is a public school that provides educational services for grades pre-kindergarten through twelve. Our approximately 970 students attend classes in the same building. We are located in Fairfax, Vermont, a community of approximately 4,500 that is 25 miles north of Burlington, Vermont. Our students come to us from Fairfax and the surrounding towns of Fletcher and Georgia.


75 Hunt Street

Fairfax, VT 05454


* MAP/DIRECTIONS to our school


Tel:   HS/MS (802) 849-6711

          Elementary 849-2222

Fax:  (802) 849-2611


Office Hours

M-F:  7 am - 3:30 pm 


Access classrooms at 8:15

Classes begin at 8:20

Dismissal at 2:55

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Propane for School Supplies!!

Liberty Propane will donate 2 cents per gallon purchased to BFA.  This money can help purchase computers, books, band instruments, etc! 

How can you help??

All you need to do is bring to us the portion of your Liberty Propane receipt that says community/school days on it.  

Thank you to Liberty Propane!

Did You Know?

Act 166 provides publicly funded Pre-Kindergarten for children between the ages of 3 and 5 who reside in the town of Fairfax, Vermont, effective July 1, 2016.  Publicly funded Pre-Kindergarten education is defined as: 10 hours per week for 35 weeks of developmentally appropriate learning experiences that are based on Vermont's Early Learning Standards and are delivered by qualified teachers in an approved setting.  Pre-Kindergarten education is limited to the academic year.

More information on the Act 166 program, and an application, can be found under the Registration tab.  Thank you!

FWSU Bus Driver (0.52 - 0.54 FTE) 

The Franklin West Supervisory Union is seeking bus drivers for hourly, school year positions. Basic responsibilities will be a daily am/pm bus route, Monday – Friday, 3.25 - 3.5 hours per day, for a total of 16.25 - 17.50 hours per week. Would prefer a Class B CDL license with air brake, passenger and school bus endorsement. For more information call Patsy Parker at 849-2068 


BFA Fairfax Car Driver (Part-time, hours vary)


BFA Fairfax is seeking a car driver for hourly, school year positions (hours vary). Basic responsibilities will be to transport students to and from school in a school-owned vehicle. For more information call Patsy Parker at 849-2068


Genesis, BFA Fairfax's arts magazine is filled with poems, stories, and digital photos from students in grades 7-12. 

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Vermont Then and Now is a work of BFA Fairfax's Vermont Literature class. In it you will find five students personal visions of their state conveyed in poetry, narratives, essays, oral histories and photos. They hope you enjoy reading it as much as they enjoyed making it.

BFA Middle School Chorus performing at the Town Hall Meeting Concert with Senator Sanders.  BFA performs between the 10'45" and 20'10" marks.

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