East Belfast School

  • East Belfast School serves 99 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • East Belfast School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11%.

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School Overview

  • East Belfast School's student population of 99 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students99 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Belfast School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 8:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Belfast School is 0.17, 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#401 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
5%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
White
91%
89%
This chart display the percentage of White students in East Belfast School and the percentage of White public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Belfast School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.170.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Belfast 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 71 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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