RSU 54/MSAD 54 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,493 students in RSU 54/MSAD 54 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 54/MSAD 54 School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Maine public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in RSU 54/MSAD 54 School District are Canaan Elementary School, Bloomfield Elementary School and Skowhegan Area Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. RSU 54/MSAD 54 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maine public school average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

RSU 54/MSAD 54 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maine for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
RSU 54/MSAD 54 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ME)
# Schools
8 Schools
602 Schools
# Students
2,493 Students
175,681 Students
# Teachers
211 Teachers
14,746 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

RSU 54/MSAD 54 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 school districts in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ME)
Overall District Rank
#173 out of 229 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of RSU 54/MSAD 54  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of RSU 54/MSAD 54  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of RSU 54/MSAD 54  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of RSU 54/MSAD 54  School District and public school graduation rate of ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.10
0.21
# American Indian Students
14 Students
1,499 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
17 Students
2,627 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
35 Students
3,940 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
2%
# Black Students
18 Students
6,453 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
2,369 Students
156,544 Students
% White Students
95%
89%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
195 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
36 Students
4,423 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
85
5,577
# Students in K Grade:
186
12,558
# Students in 1st Grade:
135
12,511
# Students in 2nd Grade:
175
12,651
# Students in 3rd Grade:
187
13,247
# Students in 4th Grade:
180
13,340
# Students in 5th Grade:
167
13,715
# Students in 6th Grade:
198
13,474
# Students in 7th Grade:
196
13,797
# Students in 8th Grade:
170
13,732
# Students in 9th Grade:
194
12,731
# Students in 10th Grade:
212
12,700
# Students in 11th Grade:
208
12,790
# Students in 12th Grade:
200
12,858
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,072 is higher than the state median of $15,099. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,412 is higher than the state median of $14,954. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (ME)
Total Revenue
$40 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of RSU 54/MSAD 54  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$38 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of RSU 54/MSAD 54  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,072
$15,099
This chart display average revenue per public school student in RSU 54/MSAD 54  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,412
$14,954
This chart display average spending per public school student in RSU 54/MSAD 54  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best RSU 54/MSAD 54 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Canaan Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
178 Main Street
Canaan, ME 04924
(207) 474-3901
Grades: PK-6
| 234 students
Rank: #22.
Bloomfield Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Academy Circle
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-6221
Grades: 1-3
| 284 students
Rank: #33.
Skowhegan Area Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
155 Academy Circle
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-3339
Grades: 6-8
| 495 students
Rank: #44.
Skowhegan Area High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
61 Academy Circle
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-5511
Grades: 9-12
| 814 students
Rank: #55.
Mill Stream Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
26 Mercer Road
Norridgewock, ME 04957
(207) 634-3121
Grades: PK-6
| 312 students
Rank: #66.
Margaret Chase Smith School - Skowhegan
Math: 24% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Heselton Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-9822
Grades: 4-5
| 195 students
33 Jewett Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-2907
Grades: PK-K
| 159 students
Somerset Career & Technical Center
Vocational School
61 Academy Circle
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-2151
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in ME)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10

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