Halifax West School

  • Halifax West School serves 60 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-69% (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 70-79% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Halifax West School's student population of 60 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students60 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Halifax West School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Halifax West School is 0.12, which is more 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#85 out of 289 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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White
94%
90%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Halifax West School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.120.11
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHalifax School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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