4850 Water Tower Road
Richford, VT 05476
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Berkshire Elementary School serves 217 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Berkshire Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Berkshire Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Vermont for:

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School Overview

Berkshire Elementary School's student population of 217 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Berkshire Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 290 schools in Vermont (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Berkshire Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VT)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 out of 290 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
45-49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
93%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 217 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Top 20%)

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