White River Unified School District

461 Waterman Road
Royalton, VT 05068
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 596 students in White River Unified 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 White River Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Vermont public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Vermont public school average of 12% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (VT)
# Schools
4 Schools
305 Schools
# Students
596 Students
80,149 Students
# Teachers
55 Teachers
6,920 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

White River Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 102 school districts in Vermont (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (VT)
#103 out of 154 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
21%
33%
43%
44%
85%
83%

Students by Ethnicity:

0.10
0.22
# American Indian Students
3 Students
229 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
1,701 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
9 Students
2,429 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
3%
# Black Students
11 Students
2,038 Students
% Black Students
2%
3%
# White Students
564 Students
70,931 Students
% White Students
95%
88%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
84 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
6 Students
2,794 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
45
7,552
# Students in K Grade:
40
5,676
# Students in 1st Grade:
25
5,396
# Students in 2nd Grade:
46
5,715
# Students in 3rd Grade:
39
5,570
# Students in 4th Grade:
35
5,648
# Students in 5th Grade:
37
5,662
# Students in 6th Grade:
53
5,726
# Students in 7th Grade:
33
5,542
# Students in 8th Grade:
59
5,903
# Students in 9th Grade:
41
5,786
# Students in 10th Grade:
44
5,421
# Students in 11th Grade:
50
5,513
# Students in 12th Grade:
49
5,039
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,386 in this school district is less than the state median of $29,299. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,106 is less than the state median of $28,573. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VT)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$13 MM
$2,348 MM
This chart display total revenue of White River Unified   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$12 MM
$2,290 MM
This chart display total spending of White River Unified   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$22,386
$29,299
This chart display average revenue per public school student in White River Unified   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$20,106
$28,573
This chart display average spending per public school student in White River Unified   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in VT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best White River Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bethel Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
273 Pleasant Street
Bethel, VT 05032
(802) 234-6607
Grades: PK-5
| 119 students
Rank: #22.
South Royalton Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
223 South Winsor Street
South Royalton, VT 05068
(802) 763-8844
Grades: PK-5
| 148 students
Rank: #33.
White River Valley High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
223 South Winsor Street
South Royalton, VT 05068
(802) 763-7740
Grades: 9-12
| 184 students
Rank: #44.
White River Valley Middle School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
273 Pleasant Street
Bethel, VT 05032
(802) 234-6607
Grades: 6-8
| 145 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to White River Unified School District?
White River Unified School District manages 4 public schools serving 596 students.
What is the rank of White River Unified School District?
White River Unified School District is ranked #64 out of 102 school districts in Vermont (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in White River Unified School District?
95% of White River Unified School District students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of White River Unified School District?
White River Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Vermont state average of 12:1.
What is White River Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,106 is less than the state median of $28,573. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 596 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : 85% (Top 50% in VT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

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