Sheldon Elementary School

  • Sheldon Elementary School serves 296 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sheldon 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.

School Overview

  • Sheldon Elementary School's student population of 296 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sheldon 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sheldon Elementary School is 0.20, 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 Testing Rank#238 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)30-34%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
87%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score0.200.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSheldon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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