Skowhegan Area Middle School

155 Academy Circle

Skowhegan, ME 04976-1181

Tel: (207)474-3339
Grades 6-8
532 students
Skowhegan Area Middle School serves 532 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the ME average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 10%.
Skowhegan Area Middle School operates within the Rsu 54/msad 54 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 532 students has grown by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 532 students
Skowhegan Area Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Skowhegan Area Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Skowhegan Area Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Skowhegan Area Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.07 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 16:1 12:1
Skowhegan Area Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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.
0.07 0.11
Skowhegan Area Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
55%
39%
Skowhegan Area Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
8%
7%
Skowhegan Area Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Rsu 54/msad 54 School District's student population of 2,663 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,815 is higher than the state average of $14,441. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,813 is less than the state average of $14,288. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Rsu 54/msad 54 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 2,663 437
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $8 MM
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $8 MM
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,815 $14,441
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,813 $14,288
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    Grades: 1-3 | 323 students
    0.1 miles
    140 Academy Circle
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-6221
    0.11-3323
  • SkowheganSkowhegan Area High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 821 students
    0.2 miles
    61 Academy Circle
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-5511
    0.29-12821
  • SkowheganSomerset Career & Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    61 Academy Circle
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-2151
    0.29-12n/a
  • SkowheganMargaret Chase Smith Sch.-skowhegan Middle School
    Grades: 4-5 | 199 students
    1.8 miles
    40 Heselton St
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-9822
    1.84-5199
  • SkowheganNorth Elementary School
    Grades: PK-KG | 185 students
    1.9 miles
    33 Jewett St
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-2907
    1.9PK-KG185

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