Orchard School

Tel: (802)652-7300
Grades: KG-5

376 students

Orchard School serves 376 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the VT average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 8%.
Orchard School operates within the South Burlington School District.

Overview

The student population of 376 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 376 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Students by Grade Orchard School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 13:1 10:1
Asian
5%
2%
Hispanic
1%
1%
Black
3%
2%
White
79%
92%
All Ethnic Groups Orchard School Sch Ethnicity Orchard School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.36 0.10
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.
20%
32%
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.
n/a
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,409 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name South Burlington School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
1
Number of Students Managed 2,409 197
South Burlington   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $3 MM
South Burlington   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $41 MM $3 MM
South Burlington   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,350 $17,340
South Burlington   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,981 $17,254
South Burlington   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • BurlingtonChamplain School
    800 Pine St
    BurlingtonVT 05401
    (802)864-8477
    1.3 mi | 334 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • South BurlingtonSouth Burlington High School
    550 Dorset St
    South BurlingtonVT 05403
    (802)652-7000
    1.8 mi | 893 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • South BurlingtonFrederick H. Tuttle Middle School
    550 Dorset St
    South BurlingtonVT 05403
    (802)652-7100
    1.9 mi | 546 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • South BurlingtonRick Marcotte Central School
    10 Market St
    South BurlingtonVT 05403
    (802)652-7200
    2.4 mi | 342 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BurlingtonEdmunds Middle School
    275 Main St
    BurlingtonVT 05401
    (802)864-8486
    2.6 mi | 393 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Chittenden County, VT public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.21, which is higher than the Vermont average of 0.1. The most diverse school district in Chittenden County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Vermont or national school diversity statistics.