Canaan Elementary School

  • Canaan Elementary School serves 234 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • 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.
  • Canaan Elementary 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 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Canaan Elementary School's student population of 234 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students234 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Canaan Elementary 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 Canaan Elementary School is 0.02, 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
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
99%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.020.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 54/MSAD 54 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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