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Vermont Public Schools

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Vermont School Districts by City
Number Of Students 81,698
Number Of Vermont Schools 309
Number Of Vermont School Districts 262
Spending Per Student $18,582

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 55.4178592493714
4th Grade 54.5772433507333
5th Grade 58.7651532754
6th Grade 55.7747932623356
7th Grade 57.4836941858897
8th Grade 59.713896274358
10th Grade 57.522852008354

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 56.7053130723621
4th Grade 50.0230549341288
5th Grade 43.3177579503385
6th Grade 40.5816423056971
7th Grade 45.5809810468097
8th Grade 43.8916957467253
10th Grade 37.5380664432464

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 93.6% 51.5%
Black 2.1% 16.2%
Hispanic 1.8% 26.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.1% 5.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 37.5% 47.6%
English Language Learners 1.6% 9.2%
Students With Disabilities 15.8% 12.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 10.28
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

Vermont Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 624,594 323,127,513
Population Density (per sq. mile) 68 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 4.8% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 18.0% 19.6%
20-44 Years Old 30.3% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 29.9% 26.2%
65 Or Older 17.0% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 257,107 116,495,918
Single Parent Households With Children 8.8% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.9% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.2% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.6% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 13.7% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.0% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.2% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.6% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.8% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 11.1% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,469 $773,572,125 51.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,150 $93,917,980 6.2%
Staff $547 $44,724,230 2.9%
General Administration $171 $13,960,813 0.9%
School Administration $1,037 $84,700,606 5.6%
Operation $1,452 $118,613,875 7.8%
Transportation $490 $40,001,051 2.6%
Other $198 $16,213,243 1.1%
Total Support $5,045 $412,128,354 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,069 $332,397,295 21.9%
Total Expenditures $18,582 $1,518,111,687 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%