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Burr & Burton Academy

Public | 9-12

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Posted January 31, 2011

BBA has an amazing community and a diverse wealth of extra-curricular options for anyone. The theater program is amazing and there are some phenomenal teachers here who really care about their students and the school itself. The school has a huge range of students because while it is simultaneously a premier private academy, it is a public high school for the small populace of local students in its close proximity - basically, no matter who you are, you'll be able to fit in and consider it your second home.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 4, 2010

I wouldn't have wanted to attend high school anywhere else. Everything about BBA is absolutely fabulous. It's been three years since I graduated, and I still find myself longing for those old high school days.


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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

154 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
39%
Reading

154 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2013.

164 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
33%
Writing

154 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
62%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
60%
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 Students40%
Female42%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
American Indiann/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities (IEP)3%
Students without disabilities48%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant40%

Reading

All Students74%
Female80%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
American Indiann/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)30%
Students without disabilities82%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%

Writing

All Students62%
Female78%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
American Indiann/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities (IEP)23%
Students without disabilities70%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant62%
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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55 Seminary Avenue
Manchester, VT 05254
Phone: (802) 362-1775

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