Top 10 Best Portland Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 7,117 students in Portland, ME. Portland has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
The top ranked public schools in Portland, ME are Longfellow School-portland, Baxter Academy For Technical & Sciences and Harrison Lyseth Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Portland, ME public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Maine public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Portland have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Maine public schools.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maine public school average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Portland, ME Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Longfellow School-portland
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
432 Stevens Av
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8195
Grades: K-5
| 346 students
Rank: #22.
Baxter Academy For Technical & Sciences
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
54 York Street
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 699-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 400 students
Rank: #33.
Harrison Lyseth Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
175 Auburn St
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8215
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #44.
Ocean Avenue
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 Ocean Av
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8180
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #55.
Lincoln Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
522 Stevens Av
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8145
Grades: 6-8
| 522 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Casco Bay High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
196 Allen Avenue
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8160
Grades: 9-12
| 386 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Portland High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
284 Cumberland Av
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 874-8250
Grades: 9-12
| 756 students
Rank: #88.
Lyman Moore Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
171 Auburn St
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8150
Grades: 6-8
| 445 students
Rank: #99.
Riverton School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Forest Av
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8210
Grades: PK-5
| 442 students
Rank: #1010.
Presumpscot School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
69 Presumpscot St
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8220
Grades: PK-5
| 248 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Howard C Reiche Community School
Math: 26% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
166 Brackett St
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 874-8175
Grades: PK-5
| 438 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
King Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
92 Deering Av
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 874-8140
Grades: 6-8
| 519 students
Rank: #1313.
East End Community School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
195 North St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 874-8228
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
Rank: #1414.
Deering High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
370 Stevens Avenue
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8260
Grades: 9-12
| 924 students
Rank: #1515.
Fred P Hall School
Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
23 Orono Rd
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 874-8205
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Portland Arts & Technology High School
Vocational School
196 Allen Av
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 874-8165
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
180 Falmouth St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 874-8180
Grades: K-5
| 311 students
57 Douglas Street
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 874-8225
Grades: 1-12
| 49 students

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