Orchard School

Orchard School serves 355 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the VT average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 9%.
Orchard School operates within the South Burlington School District.

School Overview

The student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 355 students
Orchard School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Orchard School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Orchard School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Orchard School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.10. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 11:1
Orchard School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
2%
Orchard School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
1%
2%
Orchard School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
4%
2%
Orchard School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
77%
91%
Orchard School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
12%
3%
Orchard School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Orchard School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.39 0.10
Orchard School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
33%
Orchard School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Orchard School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,434 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $19,109 is higher than the state average of $15,406. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,292 is higher than the state average of $15,464. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name South Burlington School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
1
Number of Students Managed 2,434 218
South Burlington   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $4 MM
South Burlington   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $43 MM $4 MM
South Burlington   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $19,109 $15,406
South Burlington   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $18,292 $15,464
South Burlington   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is South Burlington High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Champlain School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BurlingtonChamplain School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 638 students800 Pine St
    BurlingtonVT 05401
    (802)864-8477
    1.3PK-5638
  • South BurlingtonSouth Burlington High School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 850 students550 Dorset St
    South BurlingtonVT 05403
    (802)652-7000
    1.89-12850
  • South BurlingtonFrederick H. Tuttle Middle School
    1.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 556 students550 Dorset St
    South BurlingtonVT 05403
    (802)652-7100
    1.96-8556
  • South BurlingtonRick Marcotte Central School
    2.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 366 students10 Market St
    South BurlingtonVT 05403
    (802)652-7200
    2.4KG-5366
  • BurlingtonEdmunds Elementary School
    2.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 362 students299 Main St
    BurlingtonVT 05401
    (802)864-8473
    2.6KG-5362

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