Tripp Middle School

65 Matthews Way,

Turner, ME, 04282-9753

Tel: (207)225-3261
Grades: 7-8

315 students

Tripp Middle School serves 315 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the ME average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Tripp Middle School operates within the Rsu 52/msad 52 School District.

Overview

The student population of 315 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 315 students
Tripp Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Tripp Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tripp Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ME) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 12:1
Tripp Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Tripp Middle School Asian (1997-2007)
Hispanic
1%
2%
Tripp Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
n/a
3%
Tripp Middle School Black (1996-2012)
White
95%
92%
Tripp Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tripp Middle School Sch Ethnicity Tripp Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.15
Tripp Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Tripp Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
1%
Tripp Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,044 students has grown by 637% over five years.
School District Name Rsu 52/msad 52 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,044 408
Rsu 52/msad 52 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $5 MM
Rsu 52/msad 52 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $6 MM
Rsu 52/msad 52 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $93,419 $13,007
Rsu 52/msad 52 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $89,000 $14,370
Rsu 52/msad 52 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Leavitt Area High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Turner Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Turner Primary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Turner Turner Elementary School
    91 Matthews Way
    Turner , ME , 04282
    (207)225-3620
    0.1  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Turner Leavitt Area High School
    21 Matthews Way
    Turner , ME , 04282
    (207)225-3533
    0.1  mi  |  622  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Turner Turner Primary School
    59 Cobb Rd
    Turner , ME , 04282
    (207)225-3655
    0.6  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Leeds Leeds Central School
    1185 Route 106
    Leeds , ME , 04263
    (207)524-5151
    5.7  mi  |  201  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Greene Greene Central School
    41 Main St
    Greene , ME , 04236
    (207)946-5681
    6.8  mi  |  364  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 23, 2011 - Although being a public school, many classes have a religious based curriculum without taking into account the many different beliefs present in the school. They leave the children feeling incompetent and scared to attend classes. Many of the staff themselves take sides during student involvement. They openly call the students stupid and liars. They refuse to involve parents in any of the day-to-day issues. They insist on treating 12 and 13 year old children as adults capable of making life decisions on their own but then punish them when parents fail to sign or return material. Staff is uncooperative and rude to parents and caregivers. Many complaints by parents not only go unresolved but the students are the ones to pay the price in detention and suspension. Student belongings are not secure, with some students being singled out to have locker and bag searches with no valid reason. Not only would I NOT recommend this school, I would openly advocate for home schooling if there are no alternatives. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended November 09, 2010 - Because this school does a BAD job when it comes to people being picked on.! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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