Dorset Elementary School

  • Dorset Elementary School serves 202 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Dorset Elementary School's student population of 202 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dorset Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dorset Elementary School is 0.02, 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#21 out of 289 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dorset 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)60-64%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dorset 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 Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dorset Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dorset Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dorset Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
99%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dorset Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dorset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Vermont by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dorset Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.020.11
This chart display the diversity score of Dorset Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dorset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dorset 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 NameDorset School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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