Bangor School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,681 students in Bangor School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Maine.
Public Schools in Bangor School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Maine public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Bangor 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. Bangor School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Maine public school average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bangor 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 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ME)
# Schools
10 Schools
602 Schools
# Students
3,681 Students
175,681 Students
# Teachers
291 Teachers
14,746 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Bangor School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 196 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 2018-2019 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   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   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   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   School District and public school graduation rate of ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.26
0.21
# American Indian Students
50 Students
1,499 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
73 Students
2,627 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
107 Students
3,940 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
2%
# Black Students
93 Students
6,453 Students
% Black Students
3%
4%
# White Students
3,172 Students
156,544 Students
% White Students
86%
89%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
195 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
184 Students
4,423 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
130
5,577
# Students in K Grade:
269
12,558
# Students in 1st Grade:
227
12,511
# Students in 2nd Grade:
265
12,651
# Students in 3rd Grade:
245
13,247
# Students in 4th Grade:
275
13,340
# Students in 5th Grade:
273
13,715
# Students in 6th Grade:
260
13,474
# Students in 7th Grade:
270
13,797
# Students in 8th Grade:
274
13,732
# Students in 9th Grade:
272
12,731
# Students in 10th Grade:
335
12,700
# Students in 11th Grade:
307
12,790
# Students in 12th Grade:
279
12,858
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,363 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,099. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,122 is less than the state median of $14,954. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (ME)
Total Revenue
$53 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bangor   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$52 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Bangor   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,363
$15,099
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bangor   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,122
$14,954
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bangor   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Bangor School District Public 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
| 318 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
| 436 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
| 259 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
| 132 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
| 210 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
| 368 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
| 289 students
Rank: #99.
Bangor High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
885 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 992-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,193 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 307 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Bangor
  • 73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME, 04401
  • (207) 992-4152
  • bangorschools.net
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in ME)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26

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