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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Rutland Senior High School is an above average, public school located in Rutland, VT. It has 839 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.
Address
22 Stratton Road
Rutland, VT 05701
Telephone
(802) 773-1955
Website
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Rutland Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1160
157 responses
Average ACT
28
32 responses
AP Enrollment
19%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$42,861
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$782
National
$949
Median Home Value
$150,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.9 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 24 responses
Report
  • YES Plan
    38%
  • Friday night football games
    21%
  • Pep Rallies
    17%
  • The conch
    13%
  • Field trips
    8%
  • Stafford
    4%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
839
Free or Reduced Lunch
36%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.12 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$58,844
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.8%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.16 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$28,788/ year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.16 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.16 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.16 responses
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To be completely honest, I struggled mentally for my first two years and I believe that’s because, even though I was surrounded by a bunch of “friends” none of them were truly there for me and I felt alone. Junior and Senior year were the complete opposite, which is weird because that’s when I was actually happy and I was glad to have found my few real friends that stuck around. Overall, I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way. Rutland High School offers so many different class and different services if you need help.
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Rutland High School offers a lot of different things to participate in which suit all kinds of interests. School spirit and pride among sports teams, clubs, music groups, and festivals is a key part of being a Rutland Raider. Because of the smaller size of the school, students can form close and personal relationships with teachers and staff, which can sometimes lead to lifelong bonds. Overall, a more than decent place to learn and play.
Rutland high school had a lot of ups and downs. There are good people and bad. Good teachers and bad. I was lucky enough to be friends with a good group and get along with the teachers we’ll. I work very hard but it’s noticeable there is no diversity. It’s Rutland VT so you wouldn’t expect any which is difficult. I enjoyed it for the most part. When You have a problem you should deal with it between yourself and parents because teachers and staff would rather not get their hands dirty and stay out of it until they really must have to. The sports are good even though I don’t play one. We have about 4-5 tests a week to make sure we understand the content however when we don’t understand it’s hard to sit down and learn it all over again