Durham Community School

  • Durham Community School serves 439 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.

School Overview

  • Durham Community School's student population of 439 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students439 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Durham Community School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Durham Community School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Durham Community School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Durham Community School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#56 out of 525 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Durham Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Durham Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Durham Community School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
100%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Durham Community School and the percentage of White public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Durham Community School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Scoren/a0.19
This chart display the diversity score of Durham Community School and the public school average diversity score of Maine by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Durham Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Durham Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 05 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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