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For the 2021 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 Casco Bay High 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 37% (versus the Maine public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 50% 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).

Top Portland, ME Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Longfellow School-portland Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    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: 45-49% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    54 York Street
    Portland, ME 04101
    (207) 699-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Casco Bay High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    196 Allen Avenue
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8160

    Grades: 9-12 | 386 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Ocean Avenue Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    150 Ocean Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8180

    Grades: K-5 | 381 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Portland High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    284 Cumberland Av
    Portland, ME 04101
    (207) 874-8250

    Grades: 9-12 | 756 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Harrison Lyseth Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    175 Auburn St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8215

    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Lincoln Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    522 Stevens Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8145

    Grades: 6-8 | 522 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Deering High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    370 Stevens Avenue
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8260

    Grades: 9-12 | 924 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Riverton School Math: 35% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 Forest Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8210

    Grades: PK-5 | 442 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Fred P Hall School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    23 Orono Rd
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 874-8205

    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Howard C Reiche Community School Math: 31% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    166 Brackett St
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 874-8175

    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Presumpscot School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    69 Presumpscot St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8220

    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    King Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    92 Deering Av
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 874-8140

    Grades: 6-8 | 519 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    East End Community School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    195 North St
    Portland, ME 04101
    (207) 874-8228

    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Lyman Moore Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    171 Auburn St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8150

    Grades: 6-8 | 445 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Portland Arts & Technology High School Vocational School
    196 Allen Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8165

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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