PROFICIENCY 59% 24% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
60%Essex Town School District
57%Essex Junction

Founders Memorial School is a school servicing grades 3 to 5 and is located in the district of "Essex Town School District" in Essex Junction, VT. There are a total of 379 students and 27 teachers at Founders Memorial School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 68 free lunch students and 20 reduced lunch students.

Founders Memorial School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 58.5%, which is 24% higher than the Vermont average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch68
Reduced lunch20


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Founders Memorial School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Founders Memorial School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 93.3% 90.9% 90.4% 51.1%
African American 1.8% 1.3% 2.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 3.4% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.8% 2.0% 1.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.6% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.8% 2.3% 3.1%

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Summit Street School50%3.3Essex Junction, VT
Hiawatha School40%4.0Essex Junction, VT
Chamberlin School65%6.1South Burlington, VT
Winooski High School25%6.6Winooski, VT
Winooski Middle School15%6.6Winooski, VT
J. F. Kennedy Elementary School25%6.6Winooski, VT
Rick Marcotte Central School70%6.8South Burlington, VT
South Burlington High School63%7.1South Burlington, VT

Essex Junction demographics profile

StatisticEssex JunctionVermontNational
Population density (sq mi)2,1736591
Median age37.842.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Speak English89%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%

Education level achieved in Essex Junction

IndexEssex JunctionVermontNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%89.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%88.3%83.0%
Completed some college75.6%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.1%44.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.7%36.2%30.3%
Completed masters19.2%14.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%4.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.8%1.3%
Source: The Founders Memorial School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.