Folsum Education & Community Center

  • Folsum Education & Community Center serves 150 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Folsum Education & Community Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Vermont state level of 12:1.

School Overview

  • Folsum Education & Community Center's student population of 150 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Folsum Education & Community Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 290 schools in Vermont (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Folsum Education & Community Center is 0.13, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall School Rank#107 out of 290 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)40-44%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)60-64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
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2%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
93%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
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 Folsum Education & Community Center 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 NameSouth Hero School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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