Molly Stark School



Molly Stark School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Molly Stark School Students by Grade
PK 69
K 63
1 59
2 80
3 72
4 59
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Molly Stark School is a public elementary school located in Bennington, VT in the Bennington Incorporated School District. It enrolls 474 students in grades 1st through 12th. Molly Stark School is the 20th largest public school in Vermont and the 24,449th largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 474
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,449th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Vermont: 20th out of 224
Student/Teacher Rank in Vermont: 219th out of 224
Full Time Teacher Rank in Vermont: 54th out of 224

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Molly Stark School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 259
(55%)
512
(54%)
 Female 215
(45%)
431
(46%)

Molly Stark School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 447
(94%)
886
(94%)
 Black 13
(3%)
16
(2%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
23
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Molly Stark School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 337
(71%)
667
(71%)
 Not Eligible 105
(22%)
220
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(7%)
56
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 223 ranked schools in Vermont, Molly Stark School is ranked 4th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Molly Stark School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Molly Stark School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 305
2006 304
2007 397
2008 399
2009 389
2010 381
2011 381
2012 453
2013 463
2014 445
2015 474

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 16
2007 18
2008 17
2009 15.9
2010 16.2
2011 15.6
2012 17.8
2013 18.9
2014 18.2
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61967213114754
2006 0.52960526315789
2007 0.59445843828715
2008 0.58145363408521
2009 0.67866323907455
2010 0.74015748031496
2011 0.71916010498688
2012 0.71523178807947
2013 0.69330453563715
2014 0.72359550561798
2015 0.77848101265823

Compare Molly Stark School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.6% 11.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 77.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Molly Stark School
Bennington, VT
Public PK - 05 474 19.3:1  
Grace Christian School
Bennington, VT
Private PK - 12 134 9:1 1 miles
Mt. Anthony Union Middle School
Bennington, VT
Public 06 - 08 547 14:1 1 miles
Bennington Elementary School
Bennington, VT
Public PK - 05 322 19.3:1 2 miles
Monument School
Bennington, VT
Public PK - 05 147 15.6:1 2 miles
The School of Sacred Heart St Francis De Sales
Bennington, VT
Private PK - 08 165 11:1 2 miles
Shaftsbury Elementary School
Shaftsbury, VT
Public PK - 06 272 16.2:1 4 miles
Village School of No.bennington
No Bennington, VT
Private PK - 06 117 6:1 4 miles
Pownal Elementary School
Pownal, VT
Public PK - 06 266 14:1 7 miles
Hoosick Falls Elementary School
Hoosick Falls, NY
Public PK - 06 557 12.9:1 8 miles
St Mary S Academy
Hoosick Falls, NY
Private PK - 08 111 8:1 8 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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