Lewiston Middle School

75 Central Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lewiston Middle School serves 770 students in grades 7-8.
Lewiston 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 81%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 770 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lewiston Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Lewiston Middle School's student population of 770 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Lewiston Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 508 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lewiston Middle School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#475 out of 508 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
3%
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Black
44%
4%
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White
52%
87%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lewiston Middle School's ranking?
Lewiston Middle School is ranked #475 out of 508 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maine.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).
How many students attend Lewiston Middle School?
770 students attend Lewiston Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Lewiston Middle School students are White, 44% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lewiston Middle School?
Lewiston Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the Maine state average of 11:1.
What grades does Lewiston Middle School offer ?
Lewiston Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Lewiston Middle School part of?
Lewiston Middle School is part of Lewiston Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 770 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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