Top 10 Best Maine Charter Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 13 charter public schools serving 2,732 students in Maine.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Maine are Maine Connections Academy, Acadia School and Maine Virtual Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Maine charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 90% (versus the Maine public school average of 81%), and reading proficiency score of 90% (versus the 85% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maine public school average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Maine Charter Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Maine Connections Academy
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16 Hemlock Drive, Floor 3
Scarborough, ME 04074
(207) 805-3254
Grades: 7-12
| 469 students
Rank: #22.
Acadia School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12 Westminster Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 333-3765
Grades: PK-6
| 256 students
Rank: #33.
Maine Virtual Academy
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6 East Chestnut Street
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 613-8900
Grades: 7-12
| 437 students
Rank: #44.
Baxter For Tech & Sciences
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
185 Lancaster Street
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 699-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 370 students
Rank: #55.
Fiddlehead School Of Arts & Science
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25 Shaker Rd
Gray, ME 04039
(207) 688-3727
Grades: PK-8
| 188 students
Rank: #66.
Harpswell Coastal Division 1
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9 Ash Point Road
Harpswell, ME 04079
(207) 833-3229
Grades: 5-8
| 81 students
Rank: #77.
Maine Of Natural Sciences
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13 Easler Road
Hinckley, ME 04944
(207) 238-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 187 students
Rank: #88.
Harpswell Coastal Divisions 2 And 3
Charter School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8 Leavitt Drive
Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 833-3229
Grades: 9-12
| 103 students
Rank: n/an/a
Creative Childrens Academy
Charter School
48 South Factory Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-8740
Grades: PK-K
| 50 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dimensions Academy
Charter School
1192 West Ridge Road
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-8503
Grades: K-8
| 135 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ecology Learning Center
Charter School
230 Main Street
Unity, ME 04988
(207) 230-9275
Grades: 9-12
| 77 students
Rank: n/an/a
Maine Arts School
Charter School
Reading: ≥90%
11 Goldenrod Lane
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 618-8908
Grades: 9-12
| 213 students
Rank: n/an/a
Overman Academy
Charter School
78 Water Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 858-1600
Grades: 6-12
| 166 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked charter public schools in Maine?
The top ranked charter public schools in Maine include Maine Connections Academy, Acadia School and Maine Virtual Academy.
How many charter public schools are located in Maine?
13 charter public schools are located in Maine.
What is the racial composition of students in Maine?
Maine charter public schools minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maine public schools average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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