Bangor Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public preschools serving 1,072 students in Bangor Public Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public pre schools in Maine.
Public Preschools in Bangor Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the Maine public pre school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 52% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschools in Bangor Public Schools School District are Fruit Street School, Fourteenth Street School and Abraham Lincoln School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Maine public preschool average of 13% (majority Black).

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
5 Schools
242 Schools
# Students
1,072 Students
53,489 Students
# Teachers
93 Teachers
4,995 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Bangor Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 137 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
0.36
0.24
# American Indian Students
12 Students
387 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
21 Students
513 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
52 Students
1,447 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
3%
# Black Students
41 Students
2,886 Students
% Black Students
4%
5%
# White Students
854 Students
46,445 Students
% White Students
80%
87%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
51 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
92 Students
1,760 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
94
4,575
# Students in K Grade:
236
8,220
# Students in 1st Grade:
270
8,142
# Students in 2nd Grade:
232
7,782
# Students in 3rd Grade:
240
6,609
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
6,009
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
5,256
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
3,373
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
1,564
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
1,618
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
75
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
89
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
88
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
89
# 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 Preschools (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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: 1,072 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • 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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