Montpelier High School

  • Montpelier High School serves 332 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Montpelier High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Vermont state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Montpelier High School's student population of 332 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Montpelier High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montpelier High School is 0.27, which is more 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#69 out of 290 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)45-49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
2%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
86%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.19
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Graduation Rate85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontpelier School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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