Top 10 Best Vermont Public Schools (2022)

Vermont is the #49 largest school system in the United States, serving 84,142 students across the 310 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Vermont is 42%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 52%.
The top ranked public schools in Vermont are Marion W. Cross School, Richmond Elementary School and White River School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
There are 2 magnet schools. Minority enrollment is 10% (majority Black and Asian) and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(VT) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
2%
Black
2%
White
90%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Vermont (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Marion W. Cross School
Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
22 Church Street
Norwich, VT 05055
(802) 649-1703
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Richmond Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-4
125 School Street
Richmond, VT 05477
(802) 434-2461
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
White River School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
102 Pine Street
White River Junction, VT 05001
(802) 295-8650
Rank: #44.
Newton Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
243 Vt Route 132
South Strafford, VT 05070
(802) 765-4351
Rank: #55.
Sunderland Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
98 Bear Ridge Road
Arlington, VT 05250
(802) 375-6100
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Montgomery Center School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
249 School Drive
Montgomery Center, VT 05471
(802) 326-4618
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Orchard School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
2 Baldwin Avenue
South Burlington, VT 05403
(802) 652-7300
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Halifax West School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
246 Branch Road
West Halifax, VT 05358
(802) 368-2888
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Killington Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
686 School House Road
Killington, VT 05751
(802) 422-3366
Rank: #10 - 1310. - 13.
Barnard Academy
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
5979 Route 12
Barnard, VT 05031
(802) 234-9763

Best Vermont Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
22
8,228
10%
21
3,932
3%
28
5,477
10%

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