04861 Public Schools

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There are 3 public schools in 04861 Thomaston, ME, serving 300 students.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maine state average of 8%.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is less than the state average of 12:1.

04861, Maine Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • ThomastonLura Libby School
    13 Valley St
    ThomastonME04861
    (207)354-6464
    165 students | Gr. KG-4
  • Thomaston
    Oceanside High School West
    47 Valley St
    ThomastonME04861
    (207)354-2502

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     students | Gr. 
  • Thomaston
    Thomaston Grammar School
    65 Watts Ln
    ThomastonME04861
    (207)354-6353
    135 students | Gr. 5-7

Zipcode Statistics

AboutZipcode 04861 Zipcode Statistics (ME) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 2,781 people 1,319,840 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 26% 26%
Median Household Income $49,219 $44,663
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Did You Know?
Public schools in zipcode 04861 have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.08, which is lower than the Maine average of 0.15. The most diverse school in zipcode 04861 is Thomaston Grammar School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maine or in the USA.