James H Bean School

  • James H Bean School serves 236 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 53%) 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 6% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • James H Bean School's student population of 236 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students236 students
This chart display total students of James H Bean School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of James H Bean School
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of James H Bean School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of James H Bean School by grade.

School Comparison

  • James H Bean School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James H Bean School is 0.12, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#262 out of 525 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of James H Bean 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of James H Bean 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 Ratio12:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of James H Bean School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in James H Bean School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in James H Bean School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in James H Bean School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
94%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in James H Bean School and the percentage of White public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James H Bean School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.120.12
This chart display the diversity score of James H Bean School and the public school average diversity score of Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James H Bean School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James H Bean School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRsu 18 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review James H Bean School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Being a teacher has never been easy but changes in federal funding and legislation have made it harder than ever for public school teachers. Keep reading to learn more.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.