Gorham Middle School

Gorham Middle School serves 673 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Gorham Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Gorham Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Gorham Middle School's student population of 673 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students673 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Gorham Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gorham Middle School is 0.14, 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 Testing Rank
#118 out of 523 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
93%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.140.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGorham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gorham Middle School is Gorham High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westbrook Middle School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Village Elementary School-gorham (0.9 miles away)
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