King Middle School

  • King Middle School serves 519 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 51% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • King Middle 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 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11%.

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School Overview

  • King Middle School's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • King Middle 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 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of King Middle School is 0.65, 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)#305 out of 526 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
2%
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Black
33%
4%
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White
48%
89%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in King Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.650.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in King Middle 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 NamePortland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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