Molly Stark School

  • Molly Stark School serves 510 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (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 29% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Molly Stark School's student population of 510 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Molly Stark School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Molly Stark School is 0.10, which is less 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#268 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:112:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
95%
90%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Molly Stark School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.100.11
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
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 Molly Stark 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 NameBennington Incorporated School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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