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Hiawatha School

Public | PK-3 | 241 students

 

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Posted November 24, 2010

Excellent elementary school. 2 of my children went there, one master in everything and the other one with an IEP program, and both of them were equally treated, respected. Teachers are working very hard to understand student's need or help. Very pleased with this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 28, 2009

Love the principal, Mr. Bochanski...such a kind and caring person. Great class size (small) and very dedicated teachers. Lots of parent participation.
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Posted April 16, 2008

Excellent school -- small class size -- wonderful teachers and principal
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Students63%
Female66%
Male60%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%

Reading

All Students63%
Female77%
Male49%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 84% 93%
Asian 11% 2%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Black 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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34 Hiawatha Ave
Essex Junction, VT 05452
Phone: (802) 878-1384

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