RSU 34 School District

156 Oak Street
Old Town, ME 04468
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

RSU 34 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maine for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,431 students in RSU 34 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Maine.
Public Schools in RSU 34 School District have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the Maine public school average of 81%), and reading proficiency score of 83% (versus the 85% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Maine public school average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ME)
# Schools
5 Schools
601 Schools
# Students
1,431 Students
168,497 Students
# Teachers
126 Teachers
15,480 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

RSU 34 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 193 school districts in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ME)
#127 out of 223 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of RSU 34  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
81%
81%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of RSU 34  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
83%
85%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of RSU 34  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of RSU 34  School District and public school graduation rate of ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.24
# American Indian Students
26 Students
1,329 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
14 Students
2,339 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
35 Students
4,874 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
3%
# Black Students
23 Students
7,214 Students
% Black Students
2%
4%
# White Students
1,254 Students
147,216 Students
% White Students
88%
87%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
183 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
78 Students
5,342 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
38
5,574
# Students in K Grade:
93
12,475
# Students in 1st Grade:
89
11,590
# Students in 2nd Grade:
99
12,236
# Students in 3rd Grade:
85
12,033
# Students in 4th Grade:
87
12,024
# Students in 5th Grade:
95
12,302
# Students in 6th Grade:
93
12,541
# Students in 7th Grade:
108
13,168
# Students in 8th Grade:
110
13,404
# Students in 9th Grade:
132
12,869
# Students in 10th Grade:
133
12,678
# Students in 11th Grade:
133
12,771
# Students in 12th Grade:
136
12,832
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,015 in this school district is less than the state median of $21,468. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,180 is less than the state median of $21,062. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ME)
Total Revenue
$27 MM
$3,617 MM
This chart display total revenue of RSU 34  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$25 MM
$3,549 MM
This chart display total spending of RSU 34  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,015
$21,468
This chart display average revenue per public school student in RSU 34  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,180
$21,062
This chart display average spending per public school student in RSU 34  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best RSU 34 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Old Town High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
203 Stillwater Avenue
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 827-3910
Grades: 9-12
| 534 students
Rank: #22.
Alton Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
22 Argyle Rd
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 394-2331
Grades: PK-5
| 78 students
Rank: #33.
Old Town Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
576 Stillwater Avenue
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 827-1544
Grades: PK-5
| 436 students
Rank: #44.
Leonard Middle School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
156 Oak Street
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 827-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 311 students
Rank: #55.
Viola Rand School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Highland Avenue
Bradley, ME 04411
(207) 827-2508
Grades: PK-3
| 72 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to RSU 34 School District?
RSU 34 School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,431 students.
What is the rank of RSU 34 School District?
RSU 34 School District is ranked #123 out of 193 school districts in Maine (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Maine school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in RSU 34 School District?
88% of RSU 34 School District students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of RSU 34 School District?
RSU 34 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is equal to the Maine state average of 11:1.
What is RSU 34 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,180 is less than the state median of $21,062. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 80-84% (Top 50% in ME)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 81% (Btm 50%)
  • : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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