Williston Schools

  • Williston Schools serves 1,156 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is equal to the Vermont state average of 10%.

Top Placements

Williston Schools places among the top 20% of public schools in Vermont for:

School Overview

  • Williston Schools's student population of 1,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Williston Schools's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Williston Schools is 0.19, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall School Rank#38 out of 289 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Williston Schools and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Williston Schools and the percentage of Black public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
90%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Williston Schools and the percentage of White public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Williston Schools.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.19n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Williston Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Williston Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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    4.2 miles
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    4.2 miles
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    Grades: 4-5 | 218 students
    4.2 miles
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    Essex Junction, VT 05452
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