School Details

Ottauquechee School

304 Dody Ln, Quechee, VT 05059
(802) 295-8654
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 200 students 12 students/teacher (VT avg is 11)

Test Scores by grade

49%
58%
64%
75%
71%
68%

New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hartford School District average
  • Vermont state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

68%
78%
67%
74%
79%
69%
52%
58%
47%

New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hartford School District average
  • Vermont state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
75%
64%
84%
79%
71%
69%
67%
50%

New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hartford School District average
  • Vermont state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

53%
67%
73%
73%

New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hartford School District average
  • Vermont state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ottauquechee School is a public elementary school in Hartford. 200 students go to Ottauquechee School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 30% of the 200 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Ottauquechee School is 12:1. Potter S House School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 95%
Multiracial 3% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 2%
Hispanic 0.5% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Asian 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 30% 19%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    This school does its best to cater to the modern day challenges of its' diverse population. Our family has witnessed first hand how the staff and administration alter their approach specifically relating to the implementation of curriculum to accommodate all of their students. The teachers hold to their standards while adjusting when needed to the needs of the children. Utilizing modern educational techniques and resources these dedicated teachers are providing this population with a proper foundation from which to grow. An added bonus is the parental support that is evident at various after school programs and special activities. It truly is a village school. Kudos!

  • (8 months ago)

    Pre-K program needs huge improvements. Pre-K teacher is inattentive to individual needs and seem to be out of touch with the age group in itself. Very poor communication as well. The rest of the school/grades are excellent and I am very pleased otherwise with OQS. If you have a child that is planning to attend the Pre-K you better hope the current teacher retires this year.

  • (1 year ago)

    Excellent school! Filled with caring dedicated staff. My children love school because of the cheerful learning environment created by the teachers.

  • (1 year ago)

    Both of my daughters have had excellent experiences at OQS. Responsive teachers positive and supportive principal great programs including garden club outdoor club girls on the run and band. My children are happy to go to school every day.

  • (1 year ago)

    Not the school for kids on the Autism Spectrum or ADHD. They do not have adequate resources to learn behavioral management skills needed for these types of students. Their policy is proactive management; however my child was the victim of reactive discipline spending much time in the principal's office for behavior he could not control. The result was an increase in disruptive defiant behavior at home and at school. It is a great school for students that do not exhibit challenging behavior; however the children exposed to this constant disruption often miss out on the curriculum. So in a nut shell it is not adequate behavioral management for all students.

  • (7 years ago)

    I can't say enough wonderful things about this school. We moved from out of state with our child who was vaguely classified special ed. The teachers and administration have gone above and beyond to make us welcome and help our son.

  • (7 years ago)

    Ottauquechee School is a great elementary school. The dedication of the staff to educating each and every child is first class. I have had 4 children at this school at all levels of the spectrum and every one has been catered for as an individual. There is no 'gifted and talented' program but most teachers at this school certain cater for those students he need more challenges. The special education team is also very good at managing a child with learning disabilities. In addition each child gets gym art and music. (The music program is unbelievably good here) With the option of band and chorus in 5th grade. There is also a very support PTO who do a wonderful job in raising additional funds to support the good. I highly recommend this school!

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