South Burlington High School

  • South Burlington High School serves 881 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 57%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • South Burlington High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Vermont state average of 9%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South Burlington High School's student population of 881 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students881 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Burlington High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 289 schools in Vermont (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Burlington High School is 0.30, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall School Rank
7%
28%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
83%
91%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Burlington High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.300.11
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Graduation Rate
93%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Burlington High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Burlington School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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  • South Burlington Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 516 students
    0.2 miles
    550 Dorset Street
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802)652-7100
    0.2 6-8 516
  • South Burlington Rick Marcotte Central School
    Grades: K-5 | 355 students
    0.8 miles
    10 Market Street
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802)652-7200
    0.8 K-5 355
  • South Burlington Chamberlin School
    Grades: PK-5 | 496 students
    1.3 miles
    262 White Street
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802)652-7400
    1.3 PK-5 496
  • Burlington Champlain School
    Grades: PK-5 | 615 students
    1.7 miles
    800 Pine Street
    Burlington, VT 05401
    (802)864-8477
    1.7 PK-5 615
  • South Burlington Orchard School
    Grades: K-5 | 349 students
    1.8 miles
    2 Baldwin Avenue
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802)652-7300
    1.8 K-5 349

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