Brewer Community School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
92 Pendleton Street
Brewer, ME 04412
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Brewer Community School serves 1,009 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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% (which is equal to the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Brewer Community 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Brewer Community School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Brewer Community School's student population of 1,009 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,009 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

Brewer Community 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 Brewer Community School is 0.21, which is equal to 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
#231 out of 523 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
89%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.210.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrewer School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Brewer Community School is Brewer High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James F. Doughty School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vine Street School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brewer Brewer High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 689 students
    0.8 miles
    79 Parkway South
    Brewer, ME 04412
    (207) 989-4140
    0.8 9-12 689
  • Bangor Vine Street School
    Grades: PK-3 | 169 students
    1.4 miles
    66 Vine Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6300
    1.4 PK-3 169
  • Bangor James F. Doughty School
    Grades: 6-8 | 368 students
    1.5 miles
    143 Fifth Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6220
    1.5 6-8 368
  • Bangor Fairmount School
    Grades: 4-5 | 289 students
    2.0 miles
    58 Thirteenth Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6260
    2.0 4-5 289
  • Bangor Abraham Lincoln School
    Grades: PK-3 | 210 students
    2.1 miles
    45 Forest Avenue
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6280
    2.1 PK-3 210

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