308 Harpswell Islands Road
Harpswell, ME 04079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Harpswell Community School serves 128 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Harpswell Community School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Harpswell Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Harpswell Community School's student population of 128 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Harpswell Community School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Harpswell Community School is 0.14, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#28 out of 524 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
3%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
93%
88%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.14
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Harpswell Community School's ranking?

Harpswell Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% ME state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% ME state average).

How many students attend Harpswell Community School?

128 students attend Harpswell Community School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

93% of Harpswell Community School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Harpswell Community School?

Harpswell Community School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the Maine state average of 11:1.

What grades does Harpswell Community School offer ?

Harpswell Community School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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