Northfield Elementary School

10 Cross Street
Northfield, VT 05663
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Northfield Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Northfield Elementary 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Northfield Elementary School's student population of 297 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Northfield Elementary 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 diversity score of Northfield Elementary School is 0.15, 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
#280 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
30-34%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:111:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
92%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Northfield Elementary School is Northfield Middle/High School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Northfield Northfield Middle/High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 288 students
    0.0 miles
    37 Cross Street Unit 2+3
    Northfield, VT 05663
    (802) 485-4500
    0 6-12 288
  • Roxbury Roxbury Village School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 53 students
    5.6 miles
    1559 Roxbury Road
    Roxbury, VT 05669
    (802) 485-7768
    5.6 PK-6 53
  • Williamstown Williamstown Middle/High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 273 students
    5.9 miles
    120 Hebert Road
    Williamstown, VT 05679
    (802) 433-5350
    5.9 6-12 273
  • Montpelier Berlin Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 215 students
    6.1 miles
    372 Paine Turnpike
    Montpelier, VT 05602
    (802) 223-2796
    6.1 PK-6 215
  • Williamstown Williamstown Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 254 students
    6.1 miles
    100 Brush Hill Road
    Williamstown, VT 05679
    (802) 433-6653
    6.1 PK-5 254

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