James H Bean School

  • James H Bean School serves 254 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James H Bean School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • James H Bean School's student population of 254 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James H Bean School is ranked within the top 30% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of James H Bean School is 0.14, which is less 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 Testing Rank#145 out of 523 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
93%
89%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.140.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 18 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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