Top 10 Best Hancock County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 6,327 students in Hancock County, ME. Hancock County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
The top ranked public schools in Hancock County, ME are Adams School, Mt Desert Elementary School and Conners-emerson School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hancock County, ME public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Maine public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Hancock County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Maine public schools.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Maine public school average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Hancock County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Adams School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
27 School Street
Castine, ME 04421
(207) 326-8608
Grades: PK-8
| 55 students
Rank: #22.
Mt Desert Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8 Joy Road
Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
(207) 276-3348
Grades: K-8
| 180 students
Rank: #33.
Conners-emerson School
Math: 59% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
11 Eagle Lake Road
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-3631
Grades: K-8
| 359 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Dedham School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2065 Main Road
Orrington, ME 04474
(207) 843-6498
Grades: PK-8
| 193 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Lamoine Consolidated School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
52 Lamoine Beach Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-8578
Grades: K-8
| 122 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Mt Desert Island High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1081 Eagle Lake Road
Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 288-5011
Grades: 9-12
| 539 students
Rank: #77.
Pemetic Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
327 Main Street
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
(207) 244-5502
Grades: K-8
| 135 students
Rank: #88.
Brooklin School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
41 School Street
Brooklin, ME 04616
(207) 359-2133
Grades: PK-8
| 62 students
Rank: #99.
Tremont Consolidated School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
119 Tremont Road
Bass Harbor, ME 04653
(207) 244-7777
Grades: K-8
| 125 students
Rank: #1010.
Penobscot Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
66 North Penobscot Road
Penobscot, ME 04476
(207) 326-9421
Grades: PK-8
| 69 students
Rank: #1111.
Brooksville Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1527 Coastal Road
Brooksville, ME 04617
(207) 326-8500
Grades: PK-8
| 63 students
Rank: #1212.
Ellsworth Elementary-middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
20 Forrest Avenue
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-6241
Grades: PK-8
| 827 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Airline Community School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
26 Great Pond Road
Aurora, ME 04408
(207) 359-5002
Grades: PK-8
| 34 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Swans Island Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
116 Rose Hill Road
Swans Island, ME 04685
(207) 526-4300
Grades: K-8
| 34 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Ellsworth High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
299 State Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-4722
Grades: 9-12
| 472 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Trenton Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
51 School Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-8447
Grades: K-8
| 120 students
Rank: #1717.
Cranberry Isles School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
251 Cranberry Road
Cranberry Isles, ME 04625
(207) 244-3765
Grades: K-8
| 12 students
Rank: #1818.
Blue Hill Consolidated School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
60 High Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614
(207) 374-2202
Grades: PK-8
| 270 students
Rank: #1919.
Peninsula School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
71 Main Street
Prospect Harbor, ME 04669
(207) 963-2003
Grades: PK-8
| 172 students
Rank: #2020.
Bucksport High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
102 Broadway
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-6650
Grades: 9-12
| 314 students
Rank: #2121.
Bucksport Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Miles Lane
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-6647
Grades: 5-8
| 341 students
Rank: #2222.
Miles Lane School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
52 Miles Ln
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-6666
Grades: 1-4
| 281 students
Rank: #2323.
Surry Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
754 North Bend Road
Surry, ME 04684
(207) 667-9358
Grades: PK-8
| 121 students
Rank: #2424.
Hancock Grammar School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
33 Cemetery Road
Hancock, ME 04640
(207) 422-6231
Grades: K-8
| 221 students
Rank: #2525.
Cave Hill School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1205 Eastbrook Road
Franklin, ME 04634
(207) 565-3638
Grades: PK-8
| 91 students
Rank: #2626.
Mountain View School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
542 Bert Gray Road
Sullivan, ME 04664
(207) 422-3200
Grades: PK-8
| 238 students
Rank: #2727.
Deer Isle-stonington High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
251 North Deer Isle Rd
Deer Isle, ME 04627
(207) 348-2303
Grades: 9-12
| 114 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Beech Hill School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
105 Otis Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 537-2203
Grades: PK-8
| 103 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Sumner Memorial High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2456 Us Hwy 1
Sullivan, ME 04664
(207) 422-3510
Grades: 9-12
| 230 students
Rank: #3030.
Deer Isle-stonington Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
249 North Deer Isle Rd
Deer Isle, ME 04627
(207) 348-6301
Grades: K-8
| 204 students
Rank: #3131.
Sedgwick Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
272 Snows Cove Rd
Sedgwick, ME 04676
(207) 359-5002
Grades: PK-8
| 104 students
22 High Road
Frenchboro, ME 04635
(207) 334-2944
Grades: K-8
| 3 students
66 Bridge St
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-6644
Grades: PK-K
| 119 students
Hancock County Technical Center
Vocational School
112 Boggy Brook Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-9729
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Hancock County, ME

Hancock County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1 School Street
Islesford, ME 04646
(207) 244-3961
Grades: K-7
| 17 students
160 State St
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-8074
Grades: K-3
| n/a students
125 State Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-6261
Grades: 3-5
| 224 students
C/o Po Box 60
Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 288-5049
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
21 Schoolhouse Rd
Orland, ME 04472
(207) 469-2272
Grades: PK-4
| 104 students
22 School St
Winter Harbor, ME 04693
(207) 963-5584
Grades: K-8
| 175 students
63 Elm St Po Box 910
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-6647
Grades: 7-8
| 178 students
22 School St Po Box 99
Winter Harbor, ME 04693
(207) 963-2292
Grades: K-8
| 26 students

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