Merger Activity

At a Glance

merger activity mapFrom July 1, 2015 through June 19, 2017:

  • Voters in 119 towns in 28 SUs:
    •  Voted to merge 129 school districts into:
      • 28 unified union school districts (PK-12)
      • 4 modified unified union school districts (“MUUSD”)
  • Voters in 4 SUs did not approve proposals to merge a total of 21 school districts.
  • On June 20, voters in 6 towns in 4 SUs will decide whether to unify 5 school districts into an additional 2 new UUSD.
  • The results of 3 pending reconsideration votes could result in unification of 9 additional towns / districts into an additional 4 new UUSDs.

Of the approximately 87,000 prekindergarten - grade12 students living in Vermont in the 2015-2016 academic year, 51,180 of them live (or will live) in a unified school district as follows:

  • Unified school districts created since July 1, 2015:  33,755 (~ 39%)
  • Mountain Town RED and Mount Mansfield MUUSD: 2,466
  • Existing Supervisory Districts (Burlington, Montpelier, etc.):  18,373

Annual Status Reports to the Legislature

Legislative Reports on Merger Activity

Recent Study Committee Reports

* Report includes the Secretary's Recommendation and the Study Committee's Worksheet, Report, and Proposed Articles of Agreement.


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