Dorset Elementary School



Dorset Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dorset Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 25
K 11
1 16
2 19
3 24
4 22
5 24
6 25
7 28
8 22
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dorset Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dorset, VT in the Dorset School District. It enrolls 216 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dorset Elementary School is the 93rd largest public school in Vermont and the 47,623rd largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 216
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,623rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Vermont: 93rd out of 224
Student/Teacher Rank in Vermont: 145th out of 224
Full Time Teacher Rank in Vermont: 96th out of 224

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Dorset Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 116
(54%)
116
(54%)
 Female 100
(46%)
100
(46%)

Dorset Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 202
(94%)
202
(94%)
 Two or More 6
(3%)
6
(3%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dorset Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 160
(74%)
160
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 32
(15%)
32
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(11%)
24
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 223 ranked schools in Vermont, Dorset Elementary School is ranked 144th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dorset Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.9%) is lower than the state average of 40.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Dorset Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 170
2006 173
2007 175
2008 172
2009 175
2010 162
2011 163
2012 188
2013 191
2014 213
2015 216

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.8
2006 9.6
2007 9
2008 9.1
2009 8.8
2010 8.9
2011 9
2012 9.5
2013 10.1
2014 11.2
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.058823529411765
2006 0.063583815028902
2007 0.13142857142857
2008 0.16279069767442
2009 0.12
2010 0.1358024691358
2011 0.19018404907975
2012 0.23404255319149
2013 0.24083769633508
2014 0.23004694835681
2015 0.25925925925926

Compare Dorset Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.6% 11.5:1
 
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.9%
 
State Average 40.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Dorset Elementary School
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Public PK - 08 216 12.7:1  
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Public 06 - 12 213 11:1 12 miles
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Public PK - 08 323 11.1:1 12 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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