Farrington School

  • Farrington School serves 299 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Farrington 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11%.

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School Overview

  • Farrington School's student population of 299 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Farrington School is ranked within the bottom 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 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Farrington School is 0.43, which is more 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)#484 out of 526 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
21%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
73%
89%
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Diversity Score0.430.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAugusta School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Farrington School is Cony (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Lillian Parks Hussey School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Augusta Capital Area Technical Center Vocational School

    0.4 miles
    40 Pierce Drive Suite # 1
    Augusta, ME 04330
    (207)626-2475
    0.4 n/a n/a
  • Augusta Cony
    Grades: 7-12 | 1013 students
    0.5 miles
    60 Pierce Drive
    Augusta, ME 04330
    (207)626-2460
    0.5 7-12 1013
  • Augusta Maine Virtual Academy Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 390 students
    1.1 miles
    6 East Chestnut St. Suite 230
    Augusta, ME 04330
    (207)613-8900
    1.1 7-12 390
  • Augusta Lillian Parks Hussey School
    Grades: K-6 | 294 students
    1.2 miles
    12 Gedney Street
    Augusta, ME 04330
    (207)626-2461
    1.2 K-6 294
  • Augusta Lincoln School
    Grades: K-6 | 306 students
    1.9 miles
    30 Lincoln Street
    Augusta, ME 04330
    (207)626-2483
    1.9 K-6 306

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