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Essex High School
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  • Public
  • ESSEX JUNCTION, VT

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Essex High School is a highly rated, public school located in ESSEX JUNCTION, VT. It has 1,214 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.

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Essex High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1240
278 responses
Average ACT
29
105 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$80,019
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,313
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$298,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 19 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 38 responses
  • Spirit Week
    39%
  • Championship Games
    21%
  • Prom
    21%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Pep rallies
    5%
  • Chamber Choir Christmas Caroling
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,214
Free or Reduced Lunch
19%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.5%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 28 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 28 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 28 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 34 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 34 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 34 responses

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