Barre Town Elementary School

  • Barre Town Elementary School serves 858 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Barre Town Elementary School's student population of 858 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students858 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barre Town Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barre Town Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.11. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall School Rank#99 out of 289 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barre Town Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barre Town Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Barre Town Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Barre Town Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
96%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Barre Town Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barre Town Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.080.11
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barre Town Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarre Town School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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