Acton Elementary School

  • Acton Elementary School serves 248 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 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Acton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Acton Elementary School's student population of 248 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Acton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Acton Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank#285 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
White
96%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.080.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameActon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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