912 Long Plains Road
Buxton, ME 04093
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Buxton Center Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Buxton Center Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Buxton Center Elementary School's student population of 591 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Buxton Center Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Buxton Center Elementary School is 0.15, 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 Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#276 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
92%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 591 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Top 30%)

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