Bowdoin Central School

1460 Main Street
Bowdoin, ME 04287
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bowdoin Central School serves 208 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bowdoin Central School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 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 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Bowdoin Central School's student population of 208 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students208 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Bowdoin Central School is ranked within the top 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 Bowdoin Central School is 0.10, 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
#190 out of 523 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
95%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.100.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 75/MSAD 75 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bowdoin Central School is Mt Ararat High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mt Ararat Middle School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bowdoinham Community School (2.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bowdoinham Bowdoinham Community School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 162 students
    2.2 miles
    23 Cemetery Road
    Bowdoinham, ME 04008
    (207) 666-5546
    2.2 K-5 162
  • Topsham Mt Ararat Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 578 students
    5.8 miles
    66 Republic Avenue
    Topsham, ME 04086
    (207) 729-2950
    5.8 6-8 578
  • Topsham Mt Ararat High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 709 students
    6.1 miles
    73 Eagles Way
    Topsham, ME 04086
    (207) 729-2951
    6.1 9-12 709
  • Lisbon Falls Lisbon High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 339 students
    6.8 miles
    2 Sugg Drive
    Lisbon Falls, ME 04252
    (207) 353-3030
    6.8 9-12 339
  • Lisbon Falls Philip W Sugg Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 289 students
    6.8 miles
    4 Sugg Drive
    Lisbon Falls, ME 04252
    (207) 353-3055
    6.8 6-8 289

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