Red Cedar is located in an agricultural valley just north of the village of Bristol, along the Hogback mountain ridge. The school is based in a large house that includes classrooms and common areas, and has open views to the surrounding landscape. Resources include a library, kitchen, science lab, art studio, and networked, online computers. The two-acre campus includes a playing field for sports and games, play structures, a garden, and an outdoor classroom with a barn, chickens, yurt and cob oven. The campus is bordered by open farmland and forest, and is within easy access of natural wilderness and cultural resources.
The school draws students from throughout Addison County, as well as from Chittenden, Rutland and Washington counties. The school offers a bus service to Chittenden County and northern Addison County.