Lothrop School

  • Lothrop School serves 213 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lothrop School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.

School Overview

  • Lothrop School's student population of 213 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students213 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Lothrop School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lothrop School is ranked within the bottom 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 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lothrop School is 0.07, 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 Testing Rank#218 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)35-39%
43%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)40-44%
54%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
Hispanic
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2%
Black
n/a
2%
White
97%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.070.19
This chart display the diversity score of Lothrop School and the public school average diversity score of Vermont by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lothrop School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lothrop School 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 NameOtter Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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