Calais Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 614 students in Calais Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Maine.
Public Schools in Calais Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Maine public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Calais Public Schools School District are Calais Elementary School, Calais Middle/high School and St Croix Regional Technical Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Calais Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Maine public school average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Calais 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
3 Schools
601 Schools
# Students
614 Students
166,971 Students
# Teachers
53 Teachers
15,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Calais Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 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 90% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ME)
Overall District Rank
#152 out of 229 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Calais Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Calais 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)
50-54%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Calais 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
≥90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Calais 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
0.26
0.23
# American Indian Students
58 Students
1,379 Students
% American Indian Students
9%
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
2,345 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
10 Students
4,500 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
3%
# Black Students
5 Students
6,967 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
525 Students
146,482 Students
% White Students
85%
88%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
164 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
5,134 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
19
4,628
# Students in K Grade:
46
11,293
# Students in 1st Grade:
38
11,953
# Students in 2nd Grade:
37
11,803
# Students in 3rd Grade:
33
11,813
# Students in 4th Grade:
38
12,171
# Students in 5th Grade:
33
12,393
# Students in 6th Grade:
34
13,021
# Students in 7th Grade:
40
13,310
# Students in 8th Grade:
35
13,591
# Students in 9th Grade:
76
12,758
# Students in 10th Grade:
69
12,864
# Students in 11th Grade:
62
12,734
# Students in 12th Grade:
54
12,639
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,627 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,067. The school district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,028 is less than the state median of $15,913. The school district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ME)
Total Revenue
$8 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Calais Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$8 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Calais Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,627
$16,067
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Calais 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
$13,028
$15,913
This chart display average spending per public school student in Calais 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 Calais Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Calais Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
53 Garfield Street
Calais, ME 04619
(207) 454-2000
Grades: PK-6
| 278 students
Rank: #22.
Calais Middle/high School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
34 Blue Devil Hill Suite 2
Calais, ME 04619
(207) 454-2591
Grades: 7-12
| 336 students
Rank: n/an/a
St Croix Regional Technical Center
Vocational School
34 Blue Devil Hill Suite 1
Calais, ME 04619
(207) 454-2581
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Calais
  • 32 Blue Devil Hill, Calais, ME, 04619
  • (207) 454-7561
  • calaisschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 614 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in ME)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26

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