Calais Elementary School

  • Calais Elementary School serves 125 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Calais Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10%.

Top Placements

Calais Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Vermont for:

School Overview

  • Calais Elementary School's student population of 125 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Calais 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Calais Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.18. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#104 out of 290 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
94%
90%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Calais Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.120.18
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
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 Calais Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalais School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Calais Elementary School is Twinfield Usd #33 (3.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plainfield Twinfield Usd #33
    Grades: PK-12 | 347 students
    3.1 miles
    106 Nasmith Brook Road
    Plainfield, VT 05667
    (802)426-3213
    3.1 PK-12 347
  • East Montpelier East Montpelier Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 228 students
    3.2 miles
    665 Vincent Flats Road
    East Montpelier, VT 05651
    (802)223-7936
    3.2 PK-6 228
  • Worcester Doty Memorial School
    Grades: PK-6 | 81 students
    6.0 miles
    24 Calais Road
    Worcester, VT 05682
    (802)223-5656
    6.0 PK-6 81
  • Montpelier U-32 High School (uhsd #32)
    Grades: 7-12 | 736 students
    6.4 miles
    930 Gallison Hill Road
    Montpelier, VT 05602
    (802)229-0321
    6.4 7-12 736
  • Montpelier Main Street School
    Grades: 5-8 | 318 students
    7.1 miles
    170 Main Street
    Montpelier, VT 05602
    (802)223-3404
    7.1 5-8 318

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