Poultney school information

Average Test Scores43%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio9:111:116:1
Total public schools414379,221
Total private schoolsn/a6724,874
Total post-secondary schools1237,963
The Poultney, VT educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Poultney public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 8% lower than than the Vermont average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Poultney public schools is 9:1, compared to 11:1 in Vermont and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.0% have completed high school, 25.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Poultney are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Poultney.
  • 85.7% of people in Poultney have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.0% of people in Poultney have completed high school.
  • 25.8% of people in Poultney have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Poultney

Completed 8th grade85.7%89.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.0%88.3%83.0%
Completed some college48.5%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.1%44.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.8%36.2%30.3%
Completed masters14.0%14.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%4.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Poultney (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wallingford, VT85265%31%
Fair Haven, VT2,27345%9%
Fort Ann, NY42645%10%
Castleton, VT1,17042%15%
Pittsford, VT49542%15%
Poultney, VT1,45943%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arlington, GA1,45917%65%
Gueydan, LA1,45970%41%
La Harpe, IL1,45917%65%
Colony Park, PA1,45977%55%
Oran, MO1,45866%34%
Poultney, VT1,45943%12%
Source: The Poultney, 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.