Essex High School

Essex High School serves 1,184 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Vermont state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Vermont state average of 10% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,184 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Essex High School
Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Essex High School by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Essex High School is 0.29, which is more 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 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
Hispanic
4%
2%
Black
3%
2%
White
84%
90%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Essex High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score
0.290.19
Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
31%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEssex-Westford Educational Community Unified School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Essex High School is The Center For Technology - Essex (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Albert D. Lawton School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Fleming School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Essex Junction The Center For Technology - Essex Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.1 miles
    3 Educational Drive
    Essex Junction, VT 05452
    (802) 879-5558
    0.1 9-12 n/a
  • Essex Junction Thomas Fleming School
    Grades: 4-5 | 229 students
    0.3 miles
    9 Prospect Street
    Essex Junction, VT 05452
    (802) 878-1381
    0.3 4-5 229
  • Essex Junction Summit Street School
    Grades: PK-3 | 348 students
    0.4 miles
    17 Summit Street
    Essex Junction, VT 05452
    (802) 878-1377
    0.4 PK-3 348
  • Essex Junction Albert D. Lawton School
    Grades: 6-8 | 363 students
    0.9 miles
    104 Maple Street
    Essex Junction, VT 05452
    (802) 878-1388
    0.9 6-8 363
  • Essex Junction Hiawatha School
    Grades: PK-3 | 210 students
    1.1 miles
    34 Hiawatha Avenue
    Essex Junction, VT 05452
    (802) 878-1384
    1.1 PK-3 210

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