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Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Vermont School Districts by City
Number Of Students 81,868
Number Of Vermont Schools 311
Number Of Vermont School Districts 228
Spending Per Student $19,292

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 53.7876169115243
4th Grade 53.6419880891589
5th Grade 58.2958553635282
6th Grade 54.154007661704
7th Grade 56.7091713770605
8th Grade 59.0673521182452
11th Grade 56.4376302848469

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 55.668637974121
4th Grade 49.4247437079205
5th Grade 43.728978589523
6th Grade 38.9749167286949
7th Grade 45.3721840369689
8th Grade 43.6004130555264
11th Grade 36.1170786371995

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 93.8% 52.0%
Black 2.1% 16.2%
Hispanic 1.7% 25.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.1% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 39.2% 50.9%
English Language Learners 0.0% 9.1%
Students With Disabilities 16.2% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 11.17
AVG FOR NATION 16.15

Vermont Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 626,042 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 67 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 4.9% 6.3%
5-19 Years Old 18.3% 19.8%
20-44 Years Old 30.3% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 30.3% 26.3%
65 Or Older 16.3% 14.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 257,167 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 8.8% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.8% 86.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.0% 29.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.1% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,000 13.2% 13.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.9% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.1% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.2% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 11.1% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,833 $805,013,414 51.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,186 $97,105,856 6.1%
Staff $568 $46,486,959 2.9%
General Administration $173 $14,153,013 0.9%
School Administration $1,079 $88,357,655 5.6%
Operation $1,513 $123,904,417 7.8%
Transportation $492 $40,285,182 2.6%
Other $199 $16,312,035 1.0%
Total Support $5,211 $426,602,094 27.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,248 $347,735,410 22.0%
Total Expenditures $19,292 $1,579,365,303 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%