East Belfast School

  • East Belfast School serves 120 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • East Belfast School's student population of 120 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students120 students
Gender %This chart display gender of East Belfast School
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of East Belfast School by grade.

School Comparison

  • East Belfast School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Belfast School is 0.08, 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#326 out of 525 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
Hispanic
1%
2%
White
96%
90%
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.080.19
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
39%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 71 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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