Top 10 Best Knox County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 4,274 students in Knox County, ME (there are 8 private schools, serving 459 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Knox County, ME are educated in public schools (compared to the ME state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Knox County, ME are Camden Hills Regional High School, Prescott Memorial School and Appleton Village School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Knox 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 88% (versus the 85% statewide average). Schools in Knox County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Maine public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Maine public school average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Knox County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Camden Hills Regional High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
25 Keelson Drive
Rockport, ME 04856
(207) 236-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 697 students
Rank: #22.
Prescott Memorial School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Waldoboro Road
Washington, ME 04574
(207) 845-2424
Grades: K-6
| 96 students
Rank: #33.
Appleton Village School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
737 Union Road
Union, ME 04862
(207) 785-4504
Grades: K-8
| 119 students
Rank: #44.
Camden-rockport Middle School
(Math: 91% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
34 Knowlton Street
Camden, ME 04843
(207) 236-7805
Grades: 5-8
| 366 students
Rank: #55.
Friendship Village School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
23 School Street
Friendship, ME 04547
(207) 832-5057
Grades: K-6
| 84 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Camden-rockport Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11 Children's Way
Rockport, ME 04856
(207) 236-7809
Grades: PK-4
| 356 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Hope Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
34 Highfield Road
Hope, ME 04847
(207) 785-4081
Grades: PK-8
| 152 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
St George School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
65 Main St
Tenants Harbor, ME 04860
(207) 372-6312
Grades: K-8
| 187 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Ash Point Community School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
54 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854
(207) 596-6620
Grades: PK-5
| 158 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Oceanside High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Broadway
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 596-2010
Grades: 9-12
| 517 students
Rank: #1111.
Thomaston Grammar School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Watts Lane
Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354-6353
Grades: K-5
| 162 students
Rank: #1212.
Oceanside Middle School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
47 Valley Street
Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354-2502
Grades: 6-8
| 349 students
Rank: #1313.
Union Elementary School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1070 Heald Highway
Union, ME 04862
(207) 785-4330
Grades: PK-6
| 127 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Cushing Community School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
54 Cross Road
Cushing, ME 04563
(207) 354-2312
Grades: K-5
| 78 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
North Haven Community School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
93 Pulpit Harbor Rd
North Haven, ME 04853
(207) 867-4707
Grades: K-12
| 47 students
Rank: #1616.
South School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30 Broadway
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 596-2020
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #1717.
Vinalhaven School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
22 Arcola Lane
Vinalhaven, ME 04863
(207) 863-4800
Grades: PK-12
| 166 students
Rank: #1818.
Warren Community School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
117 Eastern Road
Warren, ME 04864
(207) 273-2001
Grades: PK-6
| 326 students
Rank: n/an/a
1 Schoolhouse Lane
Isle Au Haut, ME 04645
(207) 335-2521
Grades: K-8
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
100 Main Street
Matinicus, ME 04851
(207) 366-3526
Grades: K-8
| 6 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mid-coast Sch Of Tech-region 8
Vocational School
One Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 594-2161
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Knox County, ME

Knox County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Po Box 9
Rockport, ME 04856
(207) 236-7809
Grades: K
| 81 students
54 Spruce Head Rd
South Thomaston, ME 04858
(207) 594-7666
Grades: K-2
| 68 students
13 Valley Street
Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354-6464
Grades: K-4
| 167 students
338 Broadway
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 596-2005
Grades: K-1
| n/a students
400 Broadway
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 596-2010
Grades: 10-12
| 425 students
47 Valley Street
Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354-2502
Grades: 8-9
| 215 students
54 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854
(207) 594-5650
Grades: 3-5
| 84 students
30 Broadway
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 596-2020
Grades: 5-7
| 224 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Knox County, ME?
The top ranked public schools in Knox County, ME include Camden Hills Regional High School, Prescott Memorial School and Appleton Village School.
How many public schools are located in Knox County, ME?
21 public schools are located in Knox County, ME.
What percentage of students in Knox County, ME go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Knox County, ME are educated in public schools (compared to the ME state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Knox County, ME?
Knox County, ME public schools minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Maine public schools average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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