Essex High School serves 1,230 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Vermont state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Essex High School's student population of 1,230 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
97 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Essex High School is 0.31, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Essex High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
3%
3%
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White
83%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score
0.31
This chart display the diversity score of Essex High School and the public school average diversity score of Vermont by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Essex High School and public school graduation rate of Vermont by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Essex High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Essex High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 10% in VT)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31

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