240 Ocean St.
South Portland, ME 04106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School serves 320 students in grades 6-8.
Daniel F. Mahoney Middle 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 66% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

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School Overview

Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School's student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#165 out of 524 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
3%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
89%
88%
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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
0.21
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21

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