Top 10 Best Hancock County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 5,919 students in Hancock County, ME (there are 7 private schools, serving 543 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Hancock County, ME are educated in public schools (compared to the ME state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Hancock County, ME are Lamoine Consolidated 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 83% (versus the Maine public school average of 81%), and reading proficiency score of 85% (versus the 84% statewide average). Schools in Hancock County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Maine public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maine public school average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Hancock County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Lamoine Consolidated School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
53 Lamoine Beach Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-8578
Grades: K-8
| 118 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Mt Desert Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8 Joy Road
Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
(207) 276-3348
Grades: K-8
| 145 students
Rank: #33.
Conners-emerson School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11 Eagle Lake Road
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-3631
Grades: K-8
| 332 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Bucksport High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
102 Broadway
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-6650
Grades: 9-12
| 362 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Mt Desert Island High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1081 Eagle Lake Road
Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 288-5011
Grades: 9-12
| 508 students
Rank: #66.
Pemetic Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
327 Main Street
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
(207) 244-5502
Grades: PK-8
| 133 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Cave Hill School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1205 Eastbrook Road
Franklin, ME 04634
(207) 565-3638
Grades: PK-8
| 74 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Penobscot Elementary School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
66 North Penobscot Road
Penobscot, ME 04476
(207) 326-9421
Grades: PK-8
| 60 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Blue Hill Consolidated School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
60 High Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614
(207) 374-2202
Grades: PK-8
| 244 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Sumner Memorial High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2456 Us Hwy 1
Sullivan, ME 04664
(207) 422-3510
Grades: 9-12
| 259 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Trenton Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
51 School Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-8447
Grades: PK-8
| 139 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Beech Hill School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
105 Otis Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 537-2203
Grades: PK-8
| 95 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Sedgwick Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
272 Snows Cove Rd
Sedgwick, ME 04676
(207) 359-5002
Grades: PK-8
| 78 students
Rank: #1414.
Tremont Consolidated School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
119 Tremont Road
Bass Harbor, ME 04653
(207) 244-7777
Grades: K-8
| 109 students
Rank: #1515.
Brooksville Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1527 Coastal Road
Brooksville, ME 04617
(207) 326-8500
Grades: PK-8
| 54 students
Rank: #1616.
Ellsworth High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
24 Lejok Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-4722
Grades: 9-12
| 532 students
Rank: #1717.
Surry Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
754 N. Bend Road
Surry, ME 04684
(207) 667-9358
Grades: PK-8
| 146 students
Rank: #1818.
Ellsworth Elementary-middle School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Forrest Avenue
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-6241
Grades: PK-8
| 774 students
Rank: #1919.
Bucksport Middle School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Miles Lane
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-6647
Grades: 5-8
| 290 students
Rank: #2020.
Peninsula School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
71 Main Street
Prospect Harbor, ME 04669
(207) 963-2003
Grades: PK-8
| 142 students
Rank: #2121.
Deer Isle-stonington High School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
251 North Deer Isle Rd
Deer Isle, ME 04627
(207) 348-2303
Grades: 8-12
| 118 students
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Adams School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
27 School Street
Castine, ME 04421
(207) 326-8608
Grades: PK-8
| 48 students
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Airline Community School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
26 Great Pond Road
Aurora, ME 04408
(207) 359-5002
Grades: PK-8
| 40 students
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Brooklin School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
41 School Street
Brooklin, ME 04616
(207) 359-2133
Grades: PK-8
| 57 students
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Swans Island Elementary School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
116 Rose Hill Road
Swans Island, ME 04685
(207) 526-4300
Grades: K-8
| 19 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Hancock Grammar School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
33 Cemetery Road
Hancock, ME 04640
(207) 422-6231
Grades: K-8
| 215 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Miles Lane School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
52 Miles Ln
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-6666
Grades: 1-4
| 285 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Mountain View School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
542 Bert Gray Road
Sullivan, ME 04664
(207) 422-3200
Grades: PK-8
| 204 students
Rank: #2929.
Deer Isle-stonington Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
249 North Deer Isle Rd
Deer Isle, ME 04627
(207) 348-6301
Grades: K-7
| 197 students
Rank: #3030.
Cranberry Isles School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
251 Cranberry Road
Cranberry Isles, ME 04625
(207) 244-3765
Grades: K-8
| 10 students
Rank: n/an/a
22 High Road
Frenchboro, ME 04635
(207) 334-2944
Grades: K-8
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
66 Bridge St
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-6644
Grades: PK-K
| 130 students
Rank: n/an/a
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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Hancock County, ME?
The top ranked public schools in Hancock County, ME include Lamoine Consolidated School, Mt Desert Elementary School and Conners-emerson School.
How many public schools are located in Hancock County, ME?
33 public schools are located in Hancock County, ME.
What percentage of students in Hancock County, ME go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Hancock County, ME are educated in public schools (compared to the ME state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Hancock County, ME?
Hancock County, ME public schools minority enrollment is 9% 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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