Top 10 Best Penobscot County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 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 Fruit Street School, William S. Cohen School and Mary Snow 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 38% (versus the Maine public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Penobscot County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% 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).

Best Penobscot County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fruit Street School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
175 Fruit Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6270
Grades: PK-3
| 318 students
Rank: #22.
William S. Cohen School
Math: 60% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
304 Garland Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6230
Grades: 6-8
| 436 students
Rank: #33.
Mary Snow School
Math: 64% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
435 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6290
Grades: 4-5
| 259 students
Rank: #44.
Veazie Community School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1040 School Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 947-6573
Grades: PK-8
| 137 students
Rank: #55.
Fourteenth Street School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
224 Fourteenth Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6350
Grades: PK-3
| 132 students
Rank: #66.
Asa C Adams School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6 Goodridge Drive
Orono, ME 04473
(207) 866-2151
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #77.
Holden School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
590 Main Road
Holden, ME 04429
(207) 843-7828
Grades: 2-4
| 156 students
Rank: #88.
Abraham Lincoln School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45 Forest Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6280
Grades: PK-3
| 210 students
Rank: #99.
George B Weatherbee School
Math: 52% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22 Main Road North
Hampden, ME 04444
(207) 862-3254
Grades: 3-5
| 340 students
Rank: #1010.
Orono Middle School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14 Goodridge Drive
Orono, ME 04473
(207) 866-2350
Grades: 6-8
| 164 students
Rank: #1111.
Vine Street School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
66 Vine Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6300
Grades: PK-3
| 169 students
Rank: #1212.
Reeds Brook Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
28a Main Road South
Hampden, ME 04444
(207) 862-3540
Grades: 6-8
| 392 students
Rank: #1313.
Center Drive School
Math: 40% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19 School Street
Orrington, ME 04474
(207) 825-3697
Grades: PK-8
| 422 students
Rank: #1414.
Suzanne M Smith Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
169 South Levant Road
Levant, ME 04456
(207) 884-7444
Grades: PK-5
| 254 students
Rank: #1515.
James F. Doughty School
Math: 38% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
143 Fifth Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6220
Grades: 6-8
| 368 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Fairmount School
Math: 44% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
58 Thirteenth Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-6260
Grades: 4-5
| 289 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Hampden Academy
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
89 Western Avenue
Hampden, ME 04444
(207) 862-3791
Grades: 9-12
| 771 students
Rank: #1818.
Bangor High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
885 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 992-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,193 students
Rank: #1919.
Hermon Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
235 Billings Road
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 848-4000
Grades: PK-4
| 438 students
Rank: #2020.
Glenburn Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
991 Hudson Road
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 947-8769
Grades: PK-8
| 432 students
Rank: #2121.
Orono High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14 Goodridge Drive
Orono, ME 04473
(207) 866-4916
Grades: 9-12
| 334 students
Rank: #2222.
Holbrook School
Math: 39% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
202 Kidder Hill Road
Holden, ME 04429
(207) 843-7769
Grades: 5-8
| 254 students
Rank: #2323.
Carmel Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
50 Plymouth Road
Carmel, ME 04419
(207) 848-3383
Grades: PK-5
| 199 students
Rank: #2424.
Hermon High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2415 Route 2
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 848-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 517 students
Rank: #2525.
Brewer Community School
Math: 38% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
92 Pendleton Street
Brewer, ME 04412
(207) 404-5700
Grades: PK-8
| 1,009 students
Rank: #2626.
Alton Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
22 Argyle Rd
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 394-2331
Grades: PK-4
| 48 students
Rank: #2727.
Kingman Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
25 Park St
Kingman, ME 04451
(207) 765-2500
Grades: PK-5
| 15 students
Rank: #2828.
Hermon Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
29 Billings Road
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 848-4000
Grades: 5-8
| 301 students
Rank: #2929.
Opal Myrick Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
45 North Street
East Millinocket, ME 04430
(207) 746-3511
Grades: PK-4
| 137 students
Rank: #3030.
Etna-dixmont School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2100 Dixmont Road
Etna, ME 04434
(207) 992-0735
Grades: PK-8
| 224 students
Rank: #3131.
Old Town Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
576 Stillwater Avenue
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 827-1544
Grades: PK-5
| 579 students
Rank: #3232.
Caravel Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
520 Irish Road
Carmel, ME 04419
(207) 848-3615
Grades: 6-8
| 193 students
Rank: #3333.
Mattanawcook Junior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45 School Street
Lincoln, ME 04457
(207) 794-8935
Grades: 4-8
| 333 students
Rank: #3434.
Leonard Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
156 Oak Street
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 827-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 311 students
Rank: #3535.
Granite Street School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
191 Granite Street
Millinocket, ME 04462
(207) 723-6426
Grades: PK-5
| 230 students
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Penobscot County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
641 Main Street
Bradford, ME 04410
(207) 327-1112
Grades: K-2
| 83 students
5 Somerset St
Brewer, ME 04412
(207) 989-8640
Grades: 6-8
| 285 students
49 Capri St
Brewer, ME 04412
(207) 989-8620
Grades: PK-K
| 173 students
62 Abbott Hill Rd
Dexter, ME 04930
(207) 924-5571
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
60 Abbott Hill Rd
Dexter, ME 04930
(207) 924-7671
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
Graham Lane
Mattawamkeag, ME 04459
(207) 736-2750
Grades: PK-4
| 55 students
No Location Available
Exeter, ME 04435
(207) 379-2291
Grades: 3-5
| n/a students
No Location Available
Garland, ME 04939
(207) 924-6942
Grades: K-2
| n/a students
47 So Brunswick Street
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 827-3905
Grades: 4-5
| 131 students
190 Stillwater Avenue
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 827-3925
Grades: K-3
| 136 students
83 Bennoch Road
Stillwater, ME 04489
(207) 827-3930
Grades: K-5
| 102 students
2150 Hudson Rd
Hudson, ME 04449
(207) 327-1444
Grades: 3-4
| 60 students
20 Jefferson Street
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 827-3920
Grades: K-3
| 100 students
4067 Broadway
Kenduskeag, ME 04450
(207) 884-7979
Grades: K-2
| 130 students
22 Howland Road
Lagrange, ME 04453
(207) 943-2196
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
199 State St
Millinocket, ME 04462
(207) 723-6430
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
386 Main St
Corinth, ME 04427
(207) 285-3301
Grades: 3-5
| 166 students
1182 Dover Road
Charleston, ME 04422
(207) 285-0780
Grades: 9-12
| 28 students
21 Jefferson Street
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 827-4441
Grades: K-12
| 25 students
88 Pendleton Street
Brewer, ME 04412
(207) 989-8625
Grades: 1-2
| 207 students
131 State St
Brewer, ME 04412
(207) 989-3244
Grades: 4-5
| 221 students
394 Village Road
Stetson, ME 04488
(207) 296-2571
Grades: K-2
| 34 students
100 Washington St
Brewer, ME 04412
(207) 989-8660
Grades: 1-3
| 295 students

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