Top 10 Best Burlington Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,469 students in Burlington, VT (there are 6 private schools, serving 774 private students). 82% of all K-12 students in Burlington, VT are educated in public schools (compared to the VT state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Burlington, VT are Champlain School, C. P. Smith School and Edmunds Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Burlington, VT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Vermont public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Burlington have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Vermont public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Vermont public school average of 12% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Public Schools in Burlington, VT (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Champlain School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Pine Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8477
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #22.
C. P. Smith School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
332 Ethan Allen Parkway
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8479
Grades: PK-5
| 259 students
Rank: #33.
Edmunds Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
299 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8473
Grades: PK-5
| 233 students
Rank: #44.
Edmunds Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
275 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8486
Grades: 6-8
| 370 students
Rank: #55.
Burlington Senior High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
52 Institute Road
Burlington, VT 05408
(802) 864-8411
Grades: 9-12
| 948 students
Rank: #66.
Sustainability At Lawrence Barnes
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
123 North Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8480
Grades: PK-5
| 191 students
Rank: #77.
Lyman C. Hunt Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1364 North Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8469
Grades: 6-8
| 343 students
Rank: #88.
Integrated Arts At H. O. Wheeler
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Archibald Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8475
Grades: PK-5
| 243 students
Rank: #99.
J. J. Flynn School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1645 North Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8478
Grades: PK-5
| 319 students
Rank: n/an/a
Burlington Technical Center
Vocational School
52 Institute Road
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8426
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Burlington, Vermont

Burlington, Vermont Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Burlington S.d. (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
150 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8461
Grades: PK-12
| 208 students
150 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8463
Grades: PK
| 45 students
Ontop (Closed 2007)
Alternative School
14 South Williams Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-0496
Grades: 6-12
| 15 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Burlington, VT?
The top ranked public schools in Burlington, VT include Champlain School, C. P. Smith School and Edmunds Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Burlington, VT?
10 public schools are located in Burlington, VT.
What percentage of students in Burlington, VT go to public school?
82% of all K-12 students in Burlington, VT are educated in public schools (compared to the VT state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Burlington, VT?
Burlington, VT public schools minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Vermont public schools average of 12% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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