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For the 2021 school year, there are 5 public schools in Gorham School District, serving 2,724 students. Gorham School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
Public schools in Gorham School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Maine public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Maine.
The top ranked public schools in Gorham School District are Narragansett Elementary School, Village Elementary School-gorham and Great Falls Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Maine public school average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the Maine public school average of 12:1.

Overview

School District NameGorham School District
School District Websitehttp://www.gorhamschools.org
School District Phone Number(207) 222-1012
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (ME)
# of Schools5 Schools602 Schools
# of Students2,724 Students175,788 Students
# of Teachers196 Teachers14,755 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1

District Comparison

Gorham School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 195 school districts in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#60 out of 230 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gorham   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gorham   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gorham   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gorham   School District and public school graduation rate of ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.150.21
# of American Indian Students3 Students1,499 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students52 Students2,627 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# of Hispanic Students57 Students3,940 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
2%
# of Black Students39 Students6,453 Students
% Black Students
2%
4%
# of White Students2,508 Students156,650 Students
% White Students
92%
89%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students195 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students61 Students4,424 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,595
# of Students in Kindergarten:21112,579
# of Students in 1st Grade:22212,547
# of Students in 2nd Grade:20612,683
# of Students in 3rd Grade:19813,247
# of Students in 4th Grade:19713,340
# of Students in 5th Grade:18813,715
# of Students in 6th Grade:21713,474
# of Students in 7th Grade:21013,797
# of Students in 8th Grade:24613,732
# of Students in 9th Grade:22512,731
# of Students in 10th Grade:20412,700
# of Students in 11th Grade:19812,790
# of Students in 12th Grade:20212,858
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,748 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,842. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,754 is less than the state median of $14,515. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (ME)
Total Revenue$40 MM$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gorham   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$38 MM$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Gorham   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,748$14,842
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gorham   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,754$14,515
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gorham   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Gorham School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Narragansett Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    284 Main Street
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 222-1250

    Grades: K-5 | 259 students
  • Village Elementary School-gorham Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    12 Robie Street
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 222-1300

    Grades: K-5 | 435 students
  • Great Falls Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    73 Justice Way
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 222-1050

    Grades: K-5 | 528 students
  • Gorham High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    41 Morrill Avenue
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 222-1100

    Grades: 9-12 | 829 students
  • Gorham Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    106 Weeks Road
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 222-1220

    Grades: 6-8 | 673 students
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