34 Highfield Road
Hope, ME 04847
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Hope Elementary School serves 172 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Hope Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 81%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 172 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hope Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Hope Elementary School's student population of 172 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
172 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Hope Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Hope Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#91 out of 524 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
85-89%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
85-89%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
3%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
97%
88%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score
0.06
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Hope Elementary School's ranking?

Hope Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

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

85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).

How many students attend Hope Elementary School?

172 students attend Hope Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

97% of Hope Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hope Elementary School?

Hope Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Maine state average of 11:1.

What grades does Hope Elementary School offer ?

Hope Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

What school district is Hope Elementary School part of?

Hope Elementary School is part of HOPE Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   9/15/2020
There is a better school anywhere. Each and every teacher, support staff, and everyone working in the school are truly dedicated to our children. Love this school for my kids.
- Posted by Parent - Gina

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 172 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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