Vermont school districts

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K-12 Education in Vermont
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Armando Vilaseca
Number of students: 89,908[1]
Number of teachers: 8,364
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:10.7
Number of school districts: 369
Number of schools: 320
Graduation rate: 88%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $15,925[3]
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Vermont Department of Education
Vermont school districts
List of school districts in Vermont
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Vermont is home to 369 school districts, 320 schools and 89,908 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

  • State Board of Education[5]
    • Stephan Morse, Chair
    • Sean-Marie Oller, Co-chair
    • Lachlan Francis, Co-chair
    • Krista Huling
    • Bonnie Johnson-Aten
    • Morgan MacIver
    • Margaret MacLean
    • William Mathis
    • Mark Perrin
    • Stacy Weinberger

Demographics

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Vermont as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

Demographic information for Vermont's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 315 0.35% 1.10%
Asian 1,515 1.69% 4.68%
African American 1,722 1.93% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 63 0.07% 0.42%
Hispanic 1,251 1.40% 24.37%
White 82,688 92.46% 51.21%
Two or more 1,875 2.10% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Vermont school board elections, 2014

No top enrollment districts in Vermont are scheduled to hold elections in 2014.

Path to the ballot

To qualify for the ballot as a school board candidate in Vermont, a person must be nominated by a voter in the school district by the sixth Monday prior to the election. The nominating voter must submit at least 30 signatures from district residents to the local elections clerk. A nominated candidate must indicate consent to appear on the ballot by the Wednesday after the nomination was submitted.[7]

Campaign finance

State law requires candidates who have received or spent $500 or more prior to an election to register with the Vermont Secretary of State. A registered candidate must submit campaign finance reports twice before the election and a post-election report two weeks after the general election.[7]

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