Montpelier High School

  • Montpelier High School serves 285 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 57%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Montpelier High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Vermont state average of 9%.
  • Montpelier High School operates within the Montpelier School District.
  • Montpelier School District's 85-89% graduation rate is lower than the Vermont state average of 86%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Montpelier High School's student population of 285 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students285 students
Montpelier High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Montpelier High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Montpelier High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeMontpelier High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Montpelier High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 289 schools in Vermont (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montpelier High School is 0.22, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
57%
Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
Montpelier High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
3%
2%
Montpelier High School Asian Students (1991-2016)
Hispanic
5%
2%
Montpelier High School Black Students (2000-2016)
Black
3%
2%
Montpelier High School Black Students (1994-2016)
White
88%
91%
Montpelier High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Montpelier High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMontpelier High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.220.11
Montpelier High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate85-89%
86%
Montpelier High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
32%
Montpelier High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
Montpelier High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Montpelier High School is Montpelier School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 219 school districts in Vermont (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Montpelier School District's student population of 1,064 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $16,677 in this district is less than the state average of $18,356. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $16,274 is less than the state average of $18,186. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameMontpelier School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    1
    Number of Students Managed1,064188
    Montpelier School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    53%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    71%
    57%
    District Graduation Rate85-89%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$17 MM$4 MM
    District Spending$16 MM$3 MM
    District Revenue / Student$16,677$18,356
    District Spending / Student$16,274$18,186
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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