Lyman Moore Middle School

171 Auburn St
Portland, ME 04103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lyman Moore Middle School serves 514 students in grades 6-8.
Lyman Moore 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 74% (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 83% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Lyman Moore Middle School's student population of 514 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Lyman Moore 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 Lyman Moore Middle School is 0.61, 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
#384 out of 508 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
3%
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Black
29%
4%
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White
55%
87%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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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 Lyman Moore Middle School's ranking?
Lyman Moore Middle School is ranked #384 out of 508 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maine.
What schools are Lyman Moore Middle School often compared to?
Lyman Moore Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Middle School, King Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).
How many students attend Lyman Moore Middle School?
514 students attend Lyman Moore Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Lyman Moore Middle School students are White, 29% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lyman Moore Middle School?
Lyman Moore Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the Maine state average of 11:1.
What grades does Lyman Moore Middle School offer ?
Lyman Moore Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Lyman Moore Middle School part of?
Lyman Moore Middle School is part of Portland Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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