Maine Blue Ribbon Public Schools

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There are 13 blue ribbon public schools in Maine, serving 3,804 students.
These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Maine state average of 8%.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 12:1.

Maine Blue Ribbon Public Schools

  • School Location Students Year
  • Cape ElizabethHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Cape Elizabeth High School
    345 Ocean House Rd
    Cape ElizabethME04107
    548 students | Year:  2004
  • Bar HarborHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Conners-emerson School
    11 Eagle Lake Rd
    Bar HarborME04609
    423 students | Year:  2004
  • EliotHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Eliot Elementary School
    1298 State Rd
    284 students | Year:  2011
  • FalmouthHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Falmouth Middle School
    52 Woodville Rd
    526 students | Year:  2008
  • HopeHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hope Elementary School
    34 Highfield Rd
    169 students | Year:  2012
  • BangorHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award James F. Doughty School
    143 Fifth St
    381 students | Year:  2010
  • KennebunkportHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Kennebunkport Consolidated School
    25 School St
    201 students | Year:  2010
  • Northeast HarborHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mt Desert Elementary School
    Joy Rd
    Northeast HarborME04662
    167 students | Year:  2008
  • OronoHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Orono Middle School
    14 Goodridge Dr
    145 students | Year:  2011
  • SolonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Solon Elementary School
    76 South Main St
    105 students | Year:  2012
  • StrongHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Strong Elementary School
    110 North Main St
    186 students | Year:  2005
  • TopshamHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Williams-cone School
    19 Perkins St
    207 students | Year:  2013
  • YarmouthHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Yarmouth High School
    286 West Elm St
    462 students | Year:  2005

State Statistics

About This State (ME) (ME) State Statistics Nationwide Statistics
Population (Approximate) 1,319,840 people 304,788,178 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 26% 25%
Median Household Income $44,663 $46,250
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