Bangor Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public elementary schools serving 2,319 students in Bangor Public Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Maine.
Public Elementary Schools in Bangor Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Maine public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Bangor Public Schools School District are Fruit Street School, William S. Cohen School and Mary Snow School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Maine public elementary school average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bangor Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maine for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Bangor Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ME)
# Schools
9 Schools
437 Schools
# Students
2,319 Students
111,598 Students
# Teachers
198 Teachers
10,300 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Bangor Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 187 school districts in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ME)
Overall District Rank
#19 out of 229 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bangor Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bangor Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bangor Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bangor Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.34
0.23
# American Indian Students
32 Students
964 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
44 Students
1,484 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
104 Students
3,035 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
3%
# Black Students
80 Students
4,498 Students
% Black Students
3%
4%
# White Students
1,871 Students
97,734 Students
% White Students
81%
88%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
128 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
186 Students
3,755 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
94
4,190
# Students in K Grade:
236
10,693
# Students in 1st Grade:
270
11,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
232
11,727
# Students in 3rd Grade:
240
11,738
# Students in 4th Grade:
235
12,171
# Students in 5th Grade:
253
12,393
# Students in 6th Grade:
237
13,021
# Students in 7th Grade:
264
11,123
# Students in 8th Grade:
258
11,045
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
412
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
412
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
401
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
396
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,246 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,067. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,989 is less than the state median of $15,913. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ME)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$53 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bangor Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$52 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Bangor Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,246
$16,067
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bangor Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,989
$15,913
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bangor Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Bangor Public Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fruit Street School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
175 Fruit Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6270
Grades: PK-3
| 319 students
Rank: #22.
William S. Cohen School
Math: 60% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
304 Garland Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6230
Grades: 6-8
| 379 students
Rank: #33.
Mary Snow School
Math: 64% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
435 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6290
Grades: 4-5
| 236 students
Rank: #44.
Fourteenth Street School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
224 Fourteenth Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6350
Grades: PK-3
| 146 students
Rank: #55.
Abraham Lincoln School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45 Forest Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6280
Grades: PK-3
| 183 students
Rank: #66.
Vine Street School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
66 Vine Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6300
Grades: PK-3
| 169 students
Rank: #77.
James F. Doughty School
Math: 38% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
143 Fifth Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6220
Grades: 6-8
| 380 students
Rank: #88.
Fairmount School
Math: 44% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
58 Thirteenth Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6260
Grades: 4-5
| 252 students
Rank: #99.
Downeast School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Moosehead Blvd
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6240
Grades: PK-3
| 255 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Bangor Public Schools School District
  • 73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME, 04401
  • (207) 992-4152
  • bangorschools.net
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in ME)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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