Maine Connections Academy

75 John Roberts Rd Unit 11b
South Portland, ME 04106
  • Maine Connections Academy serves 390 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Maine Connections Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Maine Connections Academy's student population of 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students390 students
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Maine Connections Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Maine Connections Academy 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 39:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maine Connections Academy is 0.15, 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)35-39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Maine Connections Academy 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)55-59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maine Connections Academy 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 Ratio39:112:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
2%
Black
1%
3%
White
92%
90%
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maine Connections Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.150.12
Graduation Rate60-69%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Maine Connections Academy and public school graduation rate of Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
40%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaine Connections Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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