Otter Valley Unified Union School District #53


The Otter Valley Unified Union School District #53 consists of 4 schools, including 3 elementary schools and 1 high school, serving students in the local area. The district's schools show a mix of performance, with Lothrop School standing out as the highest-ranked elementary school, while Neshobe School lags behind in academic proficiency.

Lothrop School is the clear standout, ranking 51 out of 113 Vermont elementary schools and outperforming the state average in English Language Arts proficiency. It also boasts the lowest student-to-teacher ratio of 11.2 among the district's elementary schools. In contrast, Neshobe School has the lowest ranking and the highest student-to-teacher ratio of 17, with proficiency rates below the state average in both English Language Arts and Mathematics.

The district's high school, Otter Valley Union High School, has consistently ranked in the bottom half of Vermont high schools, suggesting room for improvement. Additionally, the high school has the highest free and reduced lunch rate at 47.23%, indicating a larger proportion of students from lower-income families compared to the elementary schools. Overall, the Otter Valley Unified Union School District #53 shows a mix of strengths and challenges, with opportunities for targeted interventions to address the observed disparities among its schools.

District Detail

 2997 Franklin Street
Brandon, VT 05733-9713

 (802) 247-6833

SchoolDigger Rank:
33rd of 51 Vermont districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 1,239

Primary Schools: 3
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Vermont Agency of Education.

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