Bangor Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public middle schools serving 759 students in Bangor Public Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in Maine.
Public Middle Schools in Bangor Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Maine public middle school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Bangor Public Schools School District are William S. Cohen School and James F. Doughty 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 middle school average of 11% (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
2 Schools
211 Schools
# Students
759 Students
56,181 Students
# Teachers
61 Teachers
5,198 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Bangor Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 175 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
0.21
# American Indian Students
11 Students
717 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
18 Students
675 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
31 Students
1,386 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
3%
# Black Students
22 Students
1,616 Students
% Black Students
3%
3%
# White Students
615 Students
50,066 Students
% White Students
81%
89%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
66 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
61 Students
1,655 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
744
# Students in K Grade:
-
1,649
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
1,724
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
1,721
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
1,755
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
1,988
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
4,092
# Students in 6th Grade:
237
10,820
# Students in 7th Grade:
264
13,310
# Students in 8th Grade:
258
13,591
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
1,218
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
1,245
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
1,184
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
1,140
# 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 Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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

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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: 759 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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