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For the 2021 school year, there are 51 public schools in Chittenden County, VT, serving 22,482 students. Chittenden County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Vermont.
Chittenden County, VT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Vermont public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Chittenden County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Vermont public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Chittenden County, VT are Richmond Elementary School, Orchard School and Smilie Memorial Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the Vermont public school average of 10% (majority Black and Asian).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is more than the Vermont public school average of 12:1.

Top Chittenden County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Richmond Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    125 School Street
    Richmond, VT 05477
    (802) 434-2461

    Grades: PK-4 | 312 students
  • Orchard School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2 Baldwin Avenue
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802) 652-7300

    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
  • Smilie Memorial Elementary School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2712 Theodore Roosevelt Highwa
    Waterbury, VT 05676
    (802) 434-2757

    Grades: PK-4 | 96 students
  • Mt Mansfield Union High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    211 Browns Trace Road
    Jericho, VT 05465
    (802) 899-4690

    Grades: 9-12 | 787 students
  • Colchester High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    131 Laker Lane
    Colchester, VT 05446
    (802) 264-5700

    Grades: 9-12 | 635 students
  • Camels Hump Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    173 School Street
    Richmond, VT 05477
    (802) 434-2188

    Grades: 5-8 | 331 students
  • Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    550 Dorset Street
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802) 652-7100

    Grades: 6-8 | 551 students
  • South Burlington High School Math: 52% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    550 Dorset Street
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802) 652-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 924 students
  • Underhill Central School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6 Irish Settlement Road
    Underhill Center, VT 05490
    (802) 899-4676

    Grades: PK-4 | 135 students
  • Chamberlin School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    262 White Street
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802) 652-7400

    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
  • Rick Marcotte Central School Math: 66% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10 Market Street
    South Burlington, VT 05403
    (802) 652-7200

    Grades: K-5 | 339 students
  • Malletts Bay School Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Blakely Road
    Colchester, VT 05446
    (802) 264-5900

    Grades: 3-5 | 756 students
  • Brown River Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    20 River Road
    Jericho, VT 05465
    (802) 899-3711

    Grades: 5-8 | 408 students
  • Jericho Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    90 Vt Route 15
    Jericho, VT 05465
    (802) 899-2272

    Grades: PK-4 | 309 students
  • 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
  • Underhill Graded School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    10 River Road
    Jericho, VT 05465
    (802) 899-4680

    Grades: PK-4 | 145 students
  • 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
  • Milton Senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    17 Rebecca Lander Drive
    Milton, VT 05468
    (802) 893-5400

    Grades: 9-12 | 495 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • Brewster Pierce School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    120 School Street
    Huntington, VT 05462
    (802) 434-2074

    Grades: PK-4 | 135 students
  • 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
  • Milton Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    42 Herrick Avenue
    Milton, VT 05468
    (802) 893-5400

    Grades: PK-5 | 854 students
  • Colchester Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    425 Blakely Road
    Colchester, VT 05446
    (802) 264-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 462 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • Milton Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17 Rebecca Lander Drive
    Milton, VT 05468
    (802) 893-5400

    Grades: 6-8 | 364 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • J. F. Kennedy Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    70 Normand Street
    Winooski, VT 05404
    (802) 655-0411

    Grades: PK-5 | 475 students
  • Winooski High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    80 Normand Street
    Winooski, VT 05404
    (802) 655-3530

    Grades: 9-12 | 241 students
  • Winooski Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    80 Normand Street
    Winooski, VT 05404
    (802) 655-3530

    Grades: 6-8 | 158 students
  • Albert D. Lawton School
    104 Maple Street
    Essex Junction, VT 05452
    (802) 878-1388

    Grades: 6-8 | 363 students
  • Burlington Technical Center Vocational School
    52 Institute Road
    Burlington, VT 05401
    (802) 864-8426

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • The Center For Technology - Essex Vocational School
    3 Educational Drive
    Essex Junction, VT 05452
    (802) 879-5558

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Show 16 more public schools in Chittenden County, VT (out of 51 total schools)
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