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School Profile

Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy is the first and only fully accredited and certified public academy for ski, snowboard, and other world-class sports. 

We provide a rigorous college preparatory academic program while supporting the athletic and personal goals of our students. In partnership with Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, other elite clubs, and Eagle County School District, VSSA facilitates the attainment of our students’ dreams by offering challenging academics, flexible scheduling, individualized attention, and access to world-class training.

Academic Calendar

We have two semester grading periods, and six academic courses in each semester. Our students typically have a lighter academic load during the more demanding winter months for their athletics.

Spring & Fall
  • Classes 8:30 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.
November to Mid-April
  • Mondays: Full day of classroom studies
  • Tuesdays through Fridays: AM training, classes 1:10 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

contact info

Wade Hill, Principal
Charlene Whitney, Counselor