Calvin Coolidge

Early Life and Family

What was his early education?

Calvin Coolidge attended an elementary school in Plymouth, Vermont. After elementary school, he entered Black River Academy in Ludlow, Vermont, the same school his mother had attended. Initially, he failed the entrance exam to Amherst College, so he enrolled at St. Johnsbury Academy in Ludlow, as preparation for college. He then entered Amherst and graduated in 1895.


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