7 Bird Street
Houlton, ME 04730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Houlton Junior High School serves 304 students in grades 6-8.
Houlton Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Houlton Junior High School's student population of 304 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Houlton Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Houlton Junior High School is 0.37, 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 Data
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State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#312 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
17%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
78%
89%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 304 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37 (Top 10%)

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