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  2. Diversity
    C+
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Colchester School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Colchester, VT. It has 2,282 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 58% of students are at least proficient in math and 64% in reading.
About Colchester School District...
Address
253 Main Street
Colchester, VT 05446
Telephone
(802) 878-2117
Website

Colchester School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
64%
Percent Proficient - Math
58%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1210
103 responses
Average ACT
27
46 responses

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,282
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,481
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.3%

Finances

Total Expenses
$35,169,000
Expenses Per Student
$17,818/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    39%
  • Other
    3%

Colchester School District Reviews

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We moved here in 2011 so that our children could attend the Colchester school district. We have loved the culture, community related activities and the 5 separate schools acting as a unified district. I have a freshman, junior and a senior. All 3 of them are happy and love this school district!
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Colchester High School has very nice people, everyone can come together when needed and get along very well. I really like the faculty and staff at Colchester, they are all super nice and very good about getting you help if you ask for it. This school is the only school that has ever made me want to take a gym class, they have all these amazing things on campus, such as, the ropes course, hiking trails for orienteering, Mallets Bay is Right through the woods and they have a paddle sports unit. They have so many cool science electives as well, like, forensics, anatomy, environmental science, science of survival, and many more. The only thing that I personally don't like is the schedules and lunch times. It is a two day schedule, A day and B day, and basically they split up your eight classes over those two days. You have 5 mods (periods) a day, the second one being AT, Academic Time, where you can sign up for time with certain teachers you need help with.
Caring students, teachers, administrators and families. Improved athletic facilities would be great, but the coaches are very supportive and instructive. The new theater and science labs are beautiful. The lack of permanent theatrical director is a shame as there are many students that are very talented and interested in performing.