Hope Elementary School

  • Hope Elementary School serves 167 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hope Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Hope Elementary School's student population of 167 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hope Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 525 schools in Maine (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hope Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#26 out of 525 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hope Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hope Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hope Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
95%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hope Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Hope Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maine by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hope Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.100.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hope Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hope Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHope School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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