Biddeford Middle School

  • Biddeford Middle School serves 588 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 36% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Biddeford Middle 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 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Biddeford Middle School's student population of 588 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Biddeford Middle 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 Biddeford Middle School is 0.34, which is more 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#493 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Biddeford Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
4%
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White
81%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Biddeford Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.340.21
This chart display the diversity score of Biddeford Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Biddeford Middle 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 NameBiddeford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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This school is honestly the best tho I would recommend there being more watch out for bullying and I would like to see the 2020 school year schedule for 8th grade!!!
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