Rochester, Stockbridge OK School Merger

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Rochester, Vt. — Voters in the Windsor County towns of Rochester and Stockbridge have agreed to a school district merger.

In voting on Tuesday, residents agreed to close the middle- and high-school portion of Rochester School and tuition out students in grades seven to 12.

Stockbridge already tuitions out its students after they finish the pre-K through sixth-grade Stockbridge Central School.

The vote in Rochester on Tuesday was 291-11; voters approved the merger in Stockbridge, 96-49.

Both towns are part of the White River Valley Supervisory Union.