50 School Street Extension
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rockingham Central Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Rockingham Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Rockingham Central Elementary School's student population of 248 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Rockingham Central 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rockingham Central Elementary School is 0.12, 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 Data
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State Level (VT)
Overall Testing Rank
#157 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
40-44%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
94%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Top 50%)

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