RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 1,226 students in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Maine.
Public Elementary Schools in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Maine public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District are Mapleton Elementary School, Presque Isle Middle School and Eva Hoyt Zippel School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is more than the Maine public elementary school average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maine for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ME)
# Schools
4 Schools
437 Schools
# Students
1,226 Students
111,598 Students
# Teachers
84 Teachers
10,300 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 187 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ME)
Overall District Rank
#114 out of 229 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of RSU 79/MSAD 01  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of RSU 79/MSAD 01  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)
55%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of RSU 79/MSAD 01  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
90-94%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of RSU 79/MSAD 01  School District and public school graduation rate of ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.25
0.23
# American Indian Students
58 Students
964 Students
% American Indian Students
5%
1%
# Asian Students
15 Students
1,484 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
44 Students
3,035 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
3%
# Black Students
23 Students
4,498 Students
% Black Students
2%
4%
# White Students
1,060 Students
97,734 Students
% White Students
86%
88%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
128 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
22 Students
3,755 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
112
4,190
# Students in K Grade:
124
10,693
# Students in 1st Grade:
127
11,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
123
11,727
# Students in 3rd Grade:
123
11,738
# Students in 4th Grade:
124
12,171
# Students in 5th Grade:
115
12,393
# Students in 6th Grade:
124
13,021
# Students in 7th Grade:
142
11,123
# Students in 8th Grade:
112
11,045
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
412
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
412
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
401
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
396
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,487 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,067. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,975 is less than the state median of $15,913. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (ME)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$25 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of RSU 79/MSAD 01  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$26 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of RSU 79/MSAD 01  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,487
$16,067
This chart display average revenue per public school student in RSU 79/MSAD 01  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,975
$15,913
This chart display average spending per public school student in RSU 79/MSAD 01  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mapleton Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1642 Main St
Mapleton, ME 04757
(207) 764-1589
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
Rank: #22.
Presque Isle Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
569 Skyway St
Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 764-4474
Grades: 6-8
| 378 students
Rank: #33.
Eva Hoyt Zippel School
Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
42 Griffin St
Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 764-8106
Grades: 3-5
| 273 students
Rank: n/an/a
50 Pine St
Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 764-8104
Grades: PK-2
| 364 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District
  • 79 Blake St Suite #1, Presque Isle, ME, 04769
  • (207) 764-4101
  • sad1.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in ME)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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