Sheldon Elementary School

  • Sheldon Elementary School serves 293 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Vermont state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Sheldon Elementary School's student population of 293 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sheldon Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sheldon Elementary School is 0.23, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall School Rank#240 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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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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Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sheldon Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.230.11
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sheldon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSheldon School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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