255 Center School Road
West Charleston, VT 05872
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Charleston Elementary School serves 128 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Charleston 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 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 11% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Charleston Elementary School's student population of 128 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Charleston 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 Charleston Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VT)
Overall Testing Rank
#128 out of 290 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
40-49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
50-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
3%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
98%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

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