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For the 2021 school year, there are 70 public schools serving 19,943 students in Penobscot County, ME. Penobscot County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
The top ranked public schools in Penobscot County, ME are Fourteenth Street School, Abraham Lincoln School and Fruit Street School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Penobscot County, ME public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Maine public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Penobscot County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Maine public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Maine public school average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Penobscot County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Fourteenth Street School Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    224 Fourteenth Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6350

    Grades: PK-3 | 132 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Abraham Lincoln School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    45 Forest Avenue
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6280

    Grades: PK-3 | 210 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Fruit Street School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    175 Fruit Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6270

    Grades: PK-3 | 318 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Mary Snow School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    435 Broadway
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6290

    Grades: 4-5 | 259 students
  • Rank: #55.
    William S. Cohen School Math: 58% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    304 Garland Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6230

    Grades: 6-8 | 436 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Asa C Adams School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6 Goodridge Drive
    Orono, ME 04473
    (207) 866-2151

    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Vine Street School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    66 Vine Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6300

    Grades: PK-3 | 169 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Orono Middle School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    14 Goodridge Drive
    Orono, ME 04473
    (207) 866-2350

    Grades: 6-8 | 164 students
  • Rank: #99.
    George B Weatherbee School Math: 54% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    22 Main Road North
    Hampden, ME 04444
    (207) 862-3254

    Grades: 3-5 | 340 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Hampden Academy Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    89 Western Avenue
    Hampden, ME 04444
    (207) 862-3791

    Grades: 9-12 | 771 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Veazie Community School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1040 School Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 947-6573

    Grades: PK-8 | 137 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Holden School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    590 Main Road
    Holden, ME 04429
    (207) 843-7828

    Grades: 2-4 | 156 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Reeds Brook Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    28a Main Road South
    Hampden, ME 04444
    (207) 862-3540

    Grades: 6-8 | 392 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Orono High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    14 Goodridge Drive
    Orono, ME 04473
    (207) 866-4916

    Grades: 9-12 | 334 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Suzanne M Smith Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    169 South Levant Road
    Levant, ME 04456
    (207) 884-7444

    Grades: PK-5 | 254 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Bangor High School Math: 44% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    885 Broadway
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 992-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,193 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    Fairmount School Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    58 Thirteenth Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6260

    Grades: 4-5 | 289 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    James F. Doughty School Math: 44% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    143 Fifth Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6220

    Grades: 6-8 | 368 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Downeast School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    100 Moosehead Blvd
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6240

    Grades: PK-3 | 307 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Center Drive School Math: 46% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    19 School Street
    Orrington, ME 04474
    (207) 825-3697

    Grades: PK-8 | 422 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Hermon Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    235 Billings Road
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 848-4000

    Grades: PK-4 | 438 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Hermon Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    29 Billings Road
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 848-4000

    Grades: 5-8 | 301 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Alton Elementary School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    22 Argyle Rd
    Old Town, ME 04468
    (207) 394-2331

    Grades: PK-4 | 48 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Kingman Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    25 Park St
    Kingman, ME 04451
    (207) 765-2500

    Grades: PK-5 | 15 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Opal Myrick Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    45 North Street
    East Millinocket, ME 04430
    (207) 746-3511

    Grades: PK-4 | 137 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Brewer High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    79 Parkway South
    Brewer, ME 04412
    (207) 989-4140

    Grades: 9-12 | 689 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Hermon High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2415 Route 2
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 848-4000

    Grades: 9-12 | 517 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Glenburn Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    991 Hudson Road
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 947-8769

    Grades: PK-8 | 432 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Holbrook School Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    202 Kidder Hill Road
    Holden, ME 04429
    (207) 843-7769

    Grades: 5-8 | 254 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Granite Street School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    191 Granite Street
    Millinocket, ME 04462
    (207) 723-6426

    Grades: PK-5 | 230 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Brewer Community School Math: 39% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    92 Pendleton Street
    Brewer, ME 04412
    (207) 404-5700

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,009 student
  • Rank: #3232.
    Lee/winn School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1009 Route 168
    Winn, ME 04495
    (207) 738-3060

    Grades: PK-4 | 107 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Old Town High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    203 Stillwater Avenue
    Old Town, ME 04468
    (207) 827-3910

    Grades: 9-12 | 519 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Etna-dixmont School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2100 Dixmont Road
    Etna, ME 04434
    (207) 992-0735

    Grades: PK-8 | 224 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Old Town Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    576 Stillwater Avenue
    Old Town, ME 04468
    (207) 827-1544

    Grades: PK-5 | 579 students
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