Canaan Elementary School

178 Main Street
Canaan, ME 04924
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Canaan Elementary School serves 203 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Canaan Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 81%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 13% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Canaan Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Canaan Elementary School's student population of 203 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Canaan Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 508 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Canaan Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#104 out of 508 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
3%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
97%
87%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canaan Elementary School's ranking?
Canaan Elementary School is ranked #104 out of 508 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Maine.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
90-94% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).
How many students attend Canaan Elementary School?
203 students attend Canaan Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Canaan Elementary School students are White, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Canaan Elementary School?
Canaan Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Maine state average of 11:1.
What grades does Canaan Elementary School offer ?
Canaan Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Canaan Elementary School part of?
Canaan Elementary School is part of RSU 54/MSAD 54 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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