Biddeford Primary School

  • Biddeford Primary School serves 509 students in grades 1-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Biddeford Primary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 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 18% 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 Primary School's student population of 509 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-3
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Biddeford Primary 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 Primary School is 0.32, 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#270 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Biddeford Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Biddeford Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
82%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Biddeford Primary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.320.21
This chart display the diversity score of Biddeford Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
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 Biddeford Primary 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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