Limestone Community School

  • Limestone Community School serves 106 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Limestone Community 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11%.

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School Overview

    Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
    Total Students106 students
    Gender % This chart display gender of Limestone Community School
    Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
    Students by Grade This chart display the students of Limestone Community School by grade.

    School Comparison

    • Limestone Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Limestone Community School is 0.04, 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 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
    Overall School Rank (17-18)#442 out of 523 schools
    (Bottom 50%)
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (17-18)25-29%
    37%
    Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (17-18)30-34%
    50%
    Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
    American Indian
    n/a
    1%
    Asian
    2%
    1%
    Hispanic
    n/a
    2%
    Black
    n/a
    4%
    White
    98%
    89%
    All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Limestone Community School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
    Diversity Score0.040.21
    Eligible for Free Lunch
    53%
    38%
    Eligible for Reduced Lunch
    1%
    7%
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NameRSU 39 School District
    Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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