58 Drummond Ave
Waterville, ME 04901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
George J Mitchell School serves 610 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
George J Mitchell School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

George J Mitchell School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

George J Mitchell School's student population of 610 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
610 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

George J Mitchell School is ranked within the top 30% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of George J Mitchell School is 0.29, 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 Data
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State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#131 out of 524 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
84%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 610 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Top 20%)

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