Farwell Elementary School

  • Farwell Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • 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 40-44% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) 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 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Farwell Elementary School's student population of 418 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Farwell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Farwell Elementary School is 0.40, which is more 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#298 out of 525 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
19%
4%
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White
75%
90%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Farwell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.400.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Farwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewiston Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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