Hiawatha School



Hiawatha School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hiawatha School Students by Grade
PK 19
K 44
1 53
2 57
3 61
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hiawatha School is a public elementary school located in Essex Junction, VT in the Essex Junction Incorporated School District. It enrolls 234 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hiawatha School is the 84th largest public school in Vermont and the 46,550th largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 234
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,550th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Vermont: 84th out of 224
Student/Teacher Rank in Vermont: 110th out of 224
Full Time Teacher Rank in Vermont: 80th out of 224

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Hiawatha School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 127
(54%)
607
(53%)
 Female 107
(46%)
536
(47%)

Hiawatha School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 201
(86%)
944
(83%)
 Two or More 16
(7%)
88
(8%)
 Asian 12
(5%)
72
(6%)
 Black 4
(2%)
20
(2%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
19
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Hiawatha School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 183
(78%)
867
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 40
(17%)
199
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(5%)
77
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 223 ranked schools in Vermont, Hiawatha School is ranked 154th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hiawatha School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.8%) is significantly 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.

Hiawatha School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 213
2006 218
2007 211
2008 233
2009 223
2010 241
2011 241
2012 246
2013 252
2014 244
2015 234

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 12.1
2007 11.2
2008 12.1
2009 11.7
2010 12.4
2011 12.4
2012 12.1
2013 12.9
2014 12.5
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15492957746479
2006 0.14220183486239
2007 0.18483412322275
2008 0.21030042918455
2009 0.23318385650224
2010 0.24066390041494
2011 0.28630705394191
2012 0.26829268292683
2013 0.26587301587302
2014 0.14754098360656
2015 0.21794871794872

Compare Hiawatha School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.6% 11.5:1
 
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.8%
 
State Average 40.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Hiawatha School
Essex Junction, VT
Public PK - 03 234 11.9:1  
Thomas Fleming School
Essex Junction, VT
Public 04 - 05 246 13.6:1 1 miles
Summit Street School
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Public PK - 03 316 16.1:1 1 miles
Trinity Baptist School
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Private PK - 11 60 7:1 2 miles
Albert D. Lawton School
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Public 06 - 08 347 10.9:1 2 miles
Chamberlin School
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Public PK - 05 496 21.3:1 3 miles
Rick Marcotte Central School
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Public KG - 05 355 12:1 3 miles
Winooski Middle School
Winooski, VT
Public 06 - 08 159 8:1 3 miles
J. F. Kennedy Elementary School
Winooski, VT
Public PK - 05 463 11.4:1 3 miles
St Francis Xavier School
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Private PK - 08 167 9:1 4 miles
Essex Middle School
Essex Junction, VT
Public 06 - 08 407 11.4:1 4 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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