Ellsworth High School

  • Ellsworth High School serves 472 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ellsworth High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11%.

School Overview

  • Ellsworth High School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ellsworth High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 526 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ellsworth High School is 0.12, 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 (16-17)#256 out of 526 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
94%
89%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ellsworth High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.120.21
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Graduation Rate85-89%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEllsworth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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