Shaftsbury Elementary School

150 Buck Hill Road
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Shaftsbury Elementary School serves 256 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Shaftsbury 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 35-39% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Shaftsbury Elementary School's student population of 256 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Shaftsbury 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 Shaftsbury 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall Testing Rank
#203 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
35-39%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
94%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShaftsbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shaftsbury Elementary School is Southwest Vermont Career Development Center (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mt. Anthony Union Middle School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bennington Mt. Anthony Union Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 574 students
    2.9 miles
    747 East Road
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802) 447-7541
    2.9 6-8 574
  • Bennington Molly Stark School Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
    3.3 miles
    181 Orchard Street
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802) 442-2692
    3.3 PK-5 513
  • Bennington Southwest Vermont Career Development Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    4.2 miles
    321 Park Street
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802) 447-0220
    4.2 9-12 n/a
  • Bennington Monument School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 158 students
    4.3 miles
    66 Main Street
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802) 447-7979
    4.3 PK-5 158
  • Bennington Mt. Anthony Senior Uhsd #14 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 864 students
    4.3 miles
    301 Park Street Extension
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802) 447-7511
    4.3 9-12 864

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