Burlington School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,901 students in Burlington School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Vermont.
Public Schools in Burlington School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Vermont public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 52% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Burlington School District are C. P. Smith School, Champlain School and Edmunds Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Burlington School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Vermont.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the Vermont public school average of 10% (majority Black and Asian).

Top Rankings

Burlington School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Vermont for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Burlington School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2017-2018 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VT)
# Schools
10 Schools
310 Schools
# Students
3,901 Students
84,142 Students
# Teachers
331 Teachers
7,240 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Burlington School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 174 school districts in Vermont (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VT)
Overall District Rank
#134 out of 214 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Burlington   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
42%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burlington   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burlington   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(16-17)
84%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Burlington   School District and public school graduation rate of VT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.19
# American Indian Students
4 Students
127 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
453 Students
1,741 Students
% Asian Students
12%
2%
# Hispanic Students
115 Students
1,731 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
2%
# Black Students
553 Students
1,764 Students
% Black Students
14%
2%
# White Students
2,478 Students
75,796 Students
% White Students
63%
90%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
58 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
297 Students
2,989 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
471
8,809
# Students in K Grade:
262
5,738
# Students in 1st Grade:
286
5,780
# Students in 2nd Grade:
285
5,821
# Students in 3rd Grade:
247
5,799
# Students in 4th Grade:
293
6,165
# Students in 5th Grade:
271
6,188
# Students in 6th Grade:
269
5,967
# Students in 7th Grade:
289
6,007
# Students in 8th Grade:
249
5,875
# Students in 9th Grade:
257
5,705
# Students in 10th Grade:
254
5,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
240
5,463
# Students in 12th Grade:
228
5,166
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,795 is higher than the state median of $19,447. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,905 is higher than the state median of $20,276. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VT)
Total Revenue
$89 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Burlington   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$86 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Burlington   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,795
$19,447
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Burlington   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,905
$20,276
This chart display average spending per public school student in Burlington   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Burlington School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
C. P. Smith School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
332 Ethan Allen Parkway
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8479
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #22.
Champlain School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
800 Pine Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8477
Grades: PK-5
| 693 students
Rank: #33.
Edmunds Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
299 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8473
Grades: K-5
| 309 students
Rank: #44.
Edmunds Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
275 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8486
Grades: 6-8
| 405 students
Rank: #55.
Sustainability Academy At Lawrence Barnes
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
123 North Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8480
Grades: PK-5
| 188 students
Rank: #66.
J. J. Flynn School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1645 North Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8478
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #77.
Lyman C. Hunt Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1364 North Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8469
Grades: 6-8
| 402 students
Rank: #88.
Integrated Arts Academy At H. O. Wheeler
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Archibald Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8475
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Rank: #99.
Burlington Senior High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
52 Institute Road
Burlington, VT 05408
(802) 864-8411
Grades: 9-12
| 979 students
Burlington Technical Center
Vocational School
52 Institute Road
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-8426
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,901 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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