22 Argyle Rd
Old Town, ME 04468
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Alton Elementary School serves 85 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 81%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Alton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

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School Overview

Alton Elementary School's student population of 85 students has grown by 117% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 80% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Alton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alton Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#214 out of 524 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
80-89%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
80-89%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
3%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
98%
88%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alton Elementary School's ranking?

Alton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What schools are Alton Elementary School often compared to?

Alton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Asa C Adams School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

80-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 80-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).

How many students attend Alton Elementary School?

85 students attend Alton Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

98% of Alton Elementary School students are White, and 2% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Alton Elementary School?

Alton Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Maine state average of 11:1.

What grades does Alton Elementary School offer ?

Alton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Alton Elementary School part of?

Alton Elementary School is part of Regional School Unit 34 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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