Howard C Reiche Community School

  • Howard C Reiche Community School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Howard C Reiche Community School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11%.

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School Overview

  • Howard C Reiche Community School's student population of 438 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Howard C Reiche Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Howard C Reiche Community School is 0.69, 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)#417 out of 526 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
16%
2%
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Black
38%
4%
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White
37%
89%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.690.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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