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Avg. test scores 1%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 68%

Burlington school information

IndexBurlingtonVermontNational
Average Test Scores49%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:111:116:1
Total public schools1314379,221
Total private schools66724,874
Total post-secondary schools5237,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Burlington are 1% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Burlington
  • 88.9% of people in Burlington have completed 8th grade
  • 87.1% of people in Burlington have completed high school
  • 50.9% of people in Burlington have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Burlington

      IndexBurlingtonVermontNational
      Completed 8th grade88.9%89.9%84.3%
      Completed high school87.1%88.3%83.0%
      Completed some college71.9%62.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree55.7%44.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors50.9%36.2%30.3%
      Completed masters21.2%14.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.0%4.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate3.0%1.8%1.3%

      Burlington, VT School Districts

      • Burlington School District

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 6 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Burlington. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Burlington, VT schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Burlington, VT, an average of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Shelburne, VT56472%46%
      South Burlington, VT18,70467%35%
      Hinesburg, VT86767%35%
      Essex Junction, VT9,92257%17%
      Peru, NY1,65047%4%
      Burlington, VT42,55649%1%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Altamonte Springs, FL42,55748%3%
      Bentonville, AR42,49948%3%
      Concord, NH42,63443%13%
      Fairfield, OH42,64064%30%
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41270%42%
      Burlington, VT42,55649%1%
      Source: The Burlington, VT education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.