Hiawatha School

  • Hiawatha School serves 221 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • 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 40-49% (which is lower 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 15% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Vermont state average of 10%.

Top Placements

Hiawatha School places among the top 20% of public schools in Vermont for:

School Overview

  • Hiawatha School's student population of 221 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hiawatha School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hiawatha School is 0.27, 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#44 out of 289 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hiawatha 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)40-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hiawatha School and the percentage of Black public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
85%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hiawatha 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
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hiawatha School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.270.11
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hiawatha 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 NameEssex Junction Incorporated School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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