Bellows Falls Middle School

15 School Street
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bellows Falls Middle School serves 229 students in grades 5-8.
Bellows Falls Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bellows Falls Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Vermont for:

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School Overview

Bellows Falls Middle School's student population of 229 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
229 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Bellows Falls Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 281 schools in Vermont (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bellows Falls Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (VT)
Overall Testing Rank
#249 out of 281 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
3%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
93%
88%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bellows Falls Middle School's ranking?
Bellows Falls Middle School is ranked #249 out of 281 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Vermont.
What schools are Bellows Falls Middle School often compared to?
Bellows Falls Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brattleboro Area Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% VT state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% VT state average).
How many students attend Bellows Falls Middle School?
229 students attend Bellows Falls Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Bellows Falls Middle School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bellows Falls Middle School?
Bellows Falls Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Vermont state average of 11:1.
What grades does Bellows Falls Middle School offer ?
Bellows Falls Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bellows Falls Middle School part of?
Bellows Falls Middle School is part of Rockingham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

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