Canaan Elementary School
Canaan Elementary School serves 234 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Canaan Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 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).
Canaan Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Canaan Elementary School's student population of 234 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Canaan Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 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 Data
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#46 out of 524 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education
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