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Bus Routes and Times

Bus routes have been posted for the 2021-2022 school year. Visit our transportation page at for list of bus numbers, routes, and times. 

P-EBT Food Benefit for Eligible Children

The State of Vermont will be issuing Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) cards to help with students’ food costs over the summer months. Families currently eligible for Free and Reduced Meals will begin receiving P-EBT benefits in July. If you are not currently eligible for Free and Reduced Meals/P-EFT, you may still apply and qualify by submitting a meal application by August 16, 2021. Households that apply and qualify over the summer will receive their P-EBT funds in September. Questions? Call (802) 264-5985 or email A list of Frequently Asked Questions is posted here.


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Take A Closer Look

The town of Colchester is served by the Colchester School District, which has approximately 2,200 students. In addition to Colchester residents, tuition students are accepted from the Islands (Grand Isle, North Hero, and South Hero) and other districts.

The district operates five separate school buildings and an administrative building. We employ about two hundred teachers and fifteen administrators.

Our school district is renowned for its implementation of differentiated instruction as part of its efforts to provide all students with meaningful and appropriate educational opportunities. Colchester High School graduates attend a wide range of colleges and universities throughout the state and country.

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The Colchester School district is located in beautiful Colchester, Vermont. Together, our schools create a district that is a fair and welcoming community of life-long learners, striving to do our best, and who think not only what is — but what can be.

All Colchester School District job openings are listed on School Spring.

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Elementary students.

2021 Report to the Community

This annual report is mailed to every household in the Colchester community in February. It includes a message from the superintendent, information about important academic investments being made throughout the district, enrollment and class size data, alumni notes, as well as facts and figures for the FY22 school budget.

2021 Report to the Community
Cover of the 2020 CSD Report to the Community.

Our Mission:

Colchester Schools offer diverse educational experiences filled with rigorous and responsive teaching practices. In our collaborative learning community, students are inspired to think critically, act responsibly, communicate effectively and learn continuously to achieve their fullest potential.

Our Vision:

We strive to prepare each student for success in life by providing an enriching, welcoming and safe environment.