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Hyde Park Elementary School

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Posted January 3, 2012

There are some exceptional teachers at HPES (Kindergarten, Music, Library, one 3rd grade teacher, one 4th grade teacher, & one 6th grade teacher). There are also some exceptionally poor teachers at HPES, which I will not name. We had issues with 3 consecutive years teachers. One of my kids cried the first week of school that he/she hated school & hated the teacher & my kid was only 7 or 8 at the time. There is a lack of communication between home & classroom. Disruptive kids & special needs kids took too much time away from the classroom as a whole. Poor math & reading programs & science needs to be beefed up. Seems to be quite a few families who take their kids out of HPES to home school during 5th grade (based on history & current year). The environment as a whole is poor. Teacher attitudes are not good & at times reflect in the classroom with the kids as well as with the parents. Although HPES talks about parent involvement, they don't really like the involvement. Parents ask too many questions that administration & teachers can't answer. There is a new principal this year. Hopefully she can make some great changes. I can't wait for my child to be done with HPES.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 29, 2009

Some of the teachers are exceptional-specifically those in 3rd/4/6th grade and the art and library teacher. Actually, the gym teacher is also very good. Others are uninspired and rely too heavily on worksheets to fill the time.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2007

This school has made some huge changes this year, including a new principal and some new teachers. It is my experience that the Kindergarten teachers are excellent and the Third grade teachers are great. This year we welcomed two new first grade teachers. The art program is phenomenal and there is a new gym teacher. Our school nurse was just awarded best in the state. This year has been great for my family but we have been disappointed the last couple of years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 27, 2007

This school has undergone many changes over the past few years. This year has undergone many changes and is proving to be a very good school at least from a parents point of view.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
49%
Reading

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
62%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

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

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
65%
Reading

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
51%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

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

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
53%
Reading

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
53%

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
49%
Writing

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
39%

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
26%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
56%
Reading

27 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
43%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
68%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

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 Students75%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%

Reading

All Students74%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

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

Math

All Students57%
Female66%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%

Reading

All Students75%
Female79%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

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

Math

All Students36%
Female33%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English36%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant36%

Reading

All Students53%
Female60%
Male46%
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%

Writing

All Students39%
Female66%
Male13%
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English39%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

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

Math

All Students51%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English51%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%

Reading

All Students43%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

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 94% 92%
Hispanic 4% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 42%N/A36%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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50 East Main St
Hyde Park, VT 05655
Phone: (802) 888-2237

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