An individualized education program is designed for each student at The New School of Montpelier. Instruction typically begins in one-to-one settings with numerous opportunities for generalization. The New School curriculum integrates learning across content areas and addresses Vermont Standards.

In addition to traditional academic subjects, NSM offers special education, speech and language services, occupational therapy, social skills, life-skills instruction, recreation and fitness activities, as well as vocational, employment, and community integration opportunities.