Departments of Education in Chittenden County, Vermont

There are 8 Departments of Education in Chittenden County, Vermont, serving a population of 160,985 people in an area of 537 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 20,123 people, and 1 Department of Education per 67 square miles.

In Vermont, Chittenden County is ranked 3rd of 14 counties in Departments of Education per capita, and 1st of 14 counties in Departments of Education per square mile.

List of Chittenden County Departments of Education

Find Chittenden County, Vermont departments of education (DOE) and boards of education.


Burlington Buffalo Department of Education 1600 Burlington Road Colchester, VT

Burlington Department of Education 1364 North Avenue Burlington, VT

Burlington VT Department of Education 800 Pine Street Burlington, VT

Burlington Vermont Department of Education 150 Colchester Avenue Burlington, VT

Essex Town Department of Education 58 Founders Road Essex, VT

Milton Town Department of Education 42 Herrick Avenue Milton, VT

Shelburne Department of Education 5420 Shelburne Road Shelburne, VT

South Burlington Department of Education 550 Dorset Street South Burlington, VT

About Chittenden County Departments of Education

The Chittenden County Department of Education is a Vermont state or federal agency whose mission is to provide leadership, develop policy, and disseminate funding, information, and other resources in support of student achievement in Chittenden County, VT. While the missions of Vermont Departments of Education are similar to the federal Department of Education, state Departments of Education play a substantially different role in achieving their missions.

You may contact the Department of Education for questions about:
  • Chittenden County public school system
  • Public school education programs
  • Chittenden County school districts
  • Student loans and financial aid
  • School curriculum and tests
  • Chittenden County school superintendents

Chittenden County Education Statistics

Find Chittenden County School Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Chittenden County School Enrollment
 Chittenden CountyVermont
School Enrollment (Age 3+)46,011146,742
Kindergarden1,912 (4.2%)6,765 (4.6%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)12,647 (27.5%)53,370 (36.4%)
High School (Grades 9-12)8,015 (17.4%)30,728 (20.9%)
College/Grad School Enrollment20,895 (45.4%)47,203 (32.2%)
Chittenden County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Chittenden CountyVermont
Less than 9th Grade Education2,351 (2.2%)11,232 (2.6%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)4,032 (3.8%)22,651 (5.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)21,025 (20.0%)129,511 (29.6%)
Some College, No Degree16,766 (15.9%)76,013 (17.4%)
Associate's Degree8,839 (8.4%)37,351 (8.5%)
Bachelor's Degree30,524 (29.0%)95,590 (21.8%)
Graduate/Professional Degree21,722 (20.6%)65,552 (15.0%)
Chittenden County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Chittenden CountyVermont
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher52,246161,142
Arts, Humanities & Others13,873 (26.6%)45,882 (28.5%)
Business6,957 (13.3%)20,391 (12.7%)
Education5,220 (10.0%)21,438 (13.3%)
Science & Engineering22,413 (42.9%)60,625 (37.6%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields3,783 (7.2%)12,806 (7.9%)