King Middle School

  • King Middle School serves 517 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • King Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • King Middle School's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • King Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 525 schools in Maine (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of King Middle 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of King Middle 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in King Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in King Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in King Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
29%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in King Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
57%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in King Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.590.12
This chart display the diversity score of King Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in King Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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