Horace Mitchell Primary School

  • Horace Mitchell Primary School serves 363 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Horace Mitchell Primary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Horace Mitchell Primary School's student population of 363 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horace Mitchell Primary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 526 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horace Mitchell Primary School is 0.33, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#94 out of 526 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Horace Mitchell Primary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Horace Mitchell Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Horace Mitchell Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
81%
89%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horace Mitchell Primary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.330.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horace Mitchell Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKittery School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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