Cape Elizabeth Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,501 students in Cape Elizabeth Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in Maine.
Public Schools in Cape Elizabeth Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Maine public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 82% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Cape Elizabeth Public Schools School District are Cape Elizabeth High School, Pond Cove Elementary School and Cape Elizabeth Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Cape Elizabeth Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Maine public school average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 1%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Cape Elizabeth Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ME)
# Schools
3 Schools
601 Schools
# Students
1,501 Students
166,971 Students
# Teachers
130 Teachers
15,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Cape Elizabeth Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ME)
Overall District Rank
#2 out of 229 school districts
(Top 1%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cape Elizabeth Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cape Elizabeth 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)
82%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cape Elizabeth 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
90-94%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cape Elizabeth 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
0.20
0.23
# American Indian Students
2 Students
1,379 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
43 Students
2,345 Students
% Asian Students
3%
1%
# Hispanic Students
40 Students
4,500 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
3%
# Black Students
18 Students
6,967 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
1,340 Students
146,482 Students
% White Students
89%
88%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
164 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
57 Students
5,134 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
4,628
# Students in K Grade:
96
11,293
# Students in 1st Grade:
90
11,953
# Students in 2nd Grade:
111
11,803
# Students in 3rd Grade:
86
11,813
# Students in 4th Grade:
106
12,171
# Students in 5th Grade:
102
12,393
# Students in 6th Grade:
127
13,021
# Students in 7th Grade:
119
13,310
# Students in 8th Grade:
122
13,591
# Students in 9th Grade:
141
12,758
# Students in 10th Grade:
125
12,864
# Students in 11th Grade:
142
12,734
# Students in 12th Grade:
134
12,639
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,890 is higher 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 $17,923 is higher 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
$27 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cape Elizabeth 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
$27 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Cape Elizabeth 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
$17,890
$16,067
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cape Elizabeth 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
$17,923
$15,913
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cape Elizabeth 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 Cape Elizabeth Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cape Elizabeth High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
345 Ocean House Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
(207) 799-3309
Grades: 9-12
| 542 students
Rank: #22.
Pond Cove Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12 Scott Dyer Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
(207) 799-7339
Grades: K-4
| 489 students
Rank: #33.
Cape Elizabeth Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14 Scott Dyer Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
(207) 799-8176
Grades: 5-8
| 470 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Cape Elizabeth
  • 320 Ocean House Rd 2FL, Cape Elizabeth, ME, 04107
  • (207) 799-2217
  • cape.k12.me.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,501 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in ME)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20

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