Durham Community School

  • Durham Community School serves 432 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (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 62% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Durham Community School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Durham Community School's student population of 432 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students432 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Durham Community School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Durham Community School is ranked within the top 10% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same 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 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#47 out of 523 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Durham Community School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
37%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
50%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
n/a
4%
White
100%
89%
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 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.000.21
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
15%
38%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 05 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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  • Pownal Pownal Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 114 students
    2.9 miles
    587 Elmwood Road
    Pownal, ME 04069
    (207)688-4832
    2.9 PK-5 114
  • Freeport Freeport Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 356 students
    5.2 miles
    19 Kendall Lane
    Freeport, ME 04032
    (207)865-6051
    5.2 6-8 356
  • New Gloucester Memorial School
    Grades: K-2 | 164 students
    5.3 miles
    86 Intervale Road
    New Gloucester, ME 04260
    (207)926-4322
    5.3 K-2 164
  • New Gloucester Burchard A Dunn School
    Grades: PK-4 | 369 students
    5.4 miles
    667 Morse Road
    New Gloucester, ME 04260
    (207)657-5050
    5.4 PK-4 369
  • Freeport Freeport High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 535 students
    5.6 miles
    30 Holbrook Street
    Freeport, ME 04032
    (207)865-4706
    5.6 9-12 535

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