Strafford School District


The Strafford School District in Vermont is home to a single standout elementary school, Newton School, which serves grades PK-8 with a total enrollment of 126 students. Newton School has consistently ranked among the top elementary schools in Vermont, earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger and placing 2nd out of 113 Vermont elementary schools for the 2022-2023 school year.

Newton School's exceptional academic performance is evident in its students' significantly higher proficiency rates on the VTCAP tests compared to statewide averages. For example, in 2022-2023, 85.71% of 6th-grade students were proficient or better in English Language Arts and Mathematics, far exceeding the statewide averages of 55.65% and 52.7%, respectively. The school's consistent high rankings over the past three years, along with its 5-star rating, demonstrate its commitment to providing a high-quality education to its students.

While Newton School's predominantly white student population and relatively low free and reduced-price lunch rate may raise questions about diversity and socioeconomic equity, the school's significant financial investment of $15,823 per student suggests a strong commitment to supporting its students' educational needs. Overall, Newton School stands out as a shining example of academic excellence within the Strafford School District, offering a high-quality education to the community it serves.

District Detail

 243 VT Route 132
South Strafford, VT 05070

 (802) 765-4351

SchoolDigger Rank:
1st of 51 Vermont districts

See the 2023 Vermont District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 126

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

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

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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