Skowhegan Area Middle School

155 Academy Circle

Skowhegan, ME 04976-1181

Grades: 7-8

394 students

Skowhegan Area Middle School serves 394 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the ME average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Skowhegan Area Middle School operates within the Rsu 54/msad 54 School District.

Overview

The student population of 394 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 394 students
Skowhegan Area Middle School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Skowhegan Area Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Skowhegan Area Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.11. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ME) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 11:1
Skowhegan Area Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Skowhegan Area Middle School Asian Students (1997-2013)
Black
2%
3%
Skowhegan Area Middle School Black Students (1997-2013)
White
95%
92%
Skowhegan Area Middle School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Skowhegan Area Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Skowhegan Area Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown ME All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.11
Skowhegan Area Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
54%
38%
Skowhegan Area Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Skowhegan Area Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,098 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,698 is higher than the state average of $13,007. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,242 is higher than the state average of $14,370. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Rsu 54/msad 54 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 3,098 511
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $5 MM
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $42 MM $6 MM
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,698 $13,007
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,242 $14,370
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Skowhegan Area High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Margaret Chase Smith Sch.-skowhegan Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bloomfield Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SkowheganBloomfield Elementary School
    140 Academy Circle
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-6221
    0.1 mi | Gr. 1-4 | 373 students                      
  • SkowheganSkowhegan Area High School
    61 Academy Circle
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-5511
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 851 students                      
  • SkowheganSomerset Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    61 Academy Circle
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-2151
    Vocational School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • SkowheganMargaret Chase Smith Sch.-skowhegan Middle School
    40 Heselton St
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-9822
    1.8 mi | Gr. 4-6 | 277 students                      
  • SkowheganNorth Elementary School
    33 Jewett St
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-2907
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 166 students                      

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