Acton Elementary School

  • Acton Elementary School serves 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Acton Elementary School's student population of 240 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Acton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Acton Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#361 out of 525 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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White
98%
90%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Acton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.040.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Acton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameActon Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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  • Shapleigh Shapleigh Memorial School
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    (207)636-1751
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  • Sanford Carl J Lamb School
    Grades: K-6 | 533 students
    6.5 miles
    233 Shaws Ridge Road
    Sanford, ME 04073
    (207)324-8481
    6.5 K-6 533
  • Sanford Willard School
    Grades: 1-5 | 427 students
    6.5 miles
    668 Main Street
    Sanford, ME 04073
    (207)324-8454
    6.5 1-5 427
  • Sanford Sanford High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1000 students
    6.6 miles
    52 Sanford High School Blvd
    Sanford, ME 04073
    (207)324-4050
    6.6 9-12 1000
  • Sanford Sanford Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 678 students
    6.6 miles
    708 ?main Street
    Sanford, ME 04073
    (207)324-3114
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