Top 10 Best Vermont Public Schools (2021)

Vermont is the #49 largest school system in the United States, serving 84,142 students across the 309 public schools for the 2021 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 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 Overall Ranked Public Schools in Vermont (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-622 Church Street
    NorwichVT 05055
    (802) 649-1703

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-4125 School Street
    RichmondVT 05477
    (802) 434-2461

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    White River School
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5102 Pine Street
    White River JunctionVT 05001
    (802) 295-8650

  • Rank: #44.Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-8243 Vt Route 132
    South StraffordVT 05070
    (802) 765-4351

  • Rank: #55.Math: 60-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-698 Bear Ridge Road
    ArlingtonVT 05250
    (802) 375-6100

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 65-69% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-8249 School Drive
    Montgomery CenterVT 05471
    (802) 326-4618

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Orchard School
    Math: 65-69% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-52 Baldwin Avenue
    South BurlingtonVT 05403
    (802) 652-7300

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Halifax West School
    Math: 60-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-8246 Branch Road
    West HalifaxVT 05358
    (802) 368-2888

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.Math: 60-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-6686 School House Road
    KillingtonVT 05751
    (802) 422-3366

  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.
    Barnard Academy
    Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: PK-65979 Route 12
    BarnardVT 05031
    (802) 234-9763

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Top Vermont Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
22 Schools
4,585 Students
7% Minority
16 Schools
4,262 Students
5% Minority
13 Schools
3,194 Students
6% Minority
50 Schools
22,468 Students
18% Minority
4 Schools
558 Students
5% Minority
22 Schools
8,228 Students
10% Minority
5 Schools
668 Students
8% Minority
15 Schools
3,659 Students
7% Minority
21 Schools
3,932 Students
3% Minority
21 Schools
3,923 Students
5% Minority
32 Schools
7,741 Students
7% Minority
27 Schools
8,264 Students
8% Minority
28 Schools
5,477 Students
10% Minority
33 Schools
7,183 Students
6% Minority
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