RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District

357 Tuttle Road
Cumberland, ME 04021
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maine for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,102 students in RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Maine.
Public Schools in RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District have an average math proficiency score of 93% (versus the Maine public school average of 81%), and reading proficiency score of 92% (versus the 84% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maine public school average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (ME)
# Schools
4 Schools
602 Schools
# Students
2,102 Students
168,497 Students
# Teachers
199 Teachers
15,480 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 194 school districts in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (ME)
#13 out of 222 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of RSU 51/MSAD 51  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of RSU 51/MSAD 51  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 2021-22 school year data.
93%
84%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of RSU 51/MSAD 51  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 2021-22 school year data.
63%
37%
92%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of RSU 51/MSAD 51  School District and public school graduation rate of ME by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.15
0.24
# American Indian Students
3 Students
1,329 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
19 Students
2,339 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
45 Students
4,874 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
3%
# Black Students
23 Students
7,214 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
1,936 Students
147,216 Students
% White Students
92%
87%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
183 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
76 Students
5,342 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
32
5,574
# Students in K Grade:
185
12,475
# Students in 1st Grade:
158
11,590
# Students in 2nd Grade:
185
12,236
# Students in 3rd Grade:
153
12,033
# Students in 4th Grade:
152
12,024
# Students in 5th Grade:
171
12,302
# Students in 6th Grade:
140
12,541
# Students in 7th Grade:
165
13,168
# Students in 8th Grade:
159
13,404
# Students in 9th Grade:
146
12,869
# Students in 10th Grade:
141
12,678
# Students in 11th Grade:
156
12,771
# Students in 12th Grade:
159
12,832
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,272 is higher than the state median of $21,468. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,456 is less than the state median of $21,062. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ME)
Total Revenue
$47 MM
$3,617 MM
This chart display total revenue of RSU 51/MSAD 51  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
$43 MM
$3,549 MM
This chart display total spending of RSU 51/MSAD 51  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
$22,272
$21,468
This chart display average revenue per public school student in RSU 51/MSAD 51  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
$20,456
$21,062
This chart display average spending per public school student in RSU 51/MSAD 51  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 51/MSAD 51 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mabel I Wilson School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
353 Tuttle Road
Cumberland Center, ME 04021
(207) 829-4825
Grades: PK-3
| 713 students
Rank: #22.
Greely Middle School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
351 Tuttle Road
Cumberland Center, ME 04021
(207) 829-4815
Grades: 6-8
| 464 students
Rank: #33.
Greely Middle School 4-5
(Math: 92% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
351 Tuttle Road
Cumberland Center, ME 04021
(207) 829-4815
Grades: 4-5
| 323 students
Rank: #44.
Greely High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
303 Main Street
Cumberland Center, ME 04021
(207) 828-4805
Grades: 9-12
| 602 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District?
RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District manages 4 public schools serving 2,102 students.
What is the rank of RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District?
RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District is ranked #13 out of 194 school districts in Maine (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Maine school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest science proficiency (Top 10%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District?
92% of RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District?
RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is equal to the Maine state average of 11:1.
What is RSU 51/MSAD 51 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,456 is less than the state median of $21,062. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,102 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : 92% (Top 5% in ME)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 92% (Top 5%)
  • : 93% (Top 5%)
  • : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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