RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 480 students in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in Maine.
Public High School in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Maine public high school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 55% statewide average).
The top ranked public high school in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District is Presque Isle High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Maine average of 86%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Presque Isle High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Maine or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the Maine public high school average of 11% (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
1 School
127 Schools
# Students
480 Students
54,104 Students
# Teachers
36 Teachers
4,399 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 117 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
0.19
0.21
# American Indian Students
19 Students
430 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# Asian Students
10 Students
855 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
9 Students
1,377 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
2%
# Black Students
3 Students
2,107 Students
% Black Students
n/a
4%
# White Students
431 Students
48,024 Students
% White Students
90%
89%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
35 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
1,276 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
44
# Students in K Grade:
-
114
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
97
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
115
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
108
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
109
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
163
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
368
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
801
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
1,190
# Students in 9th Grade:
128
12,758
# Students in 10th Grade:
104
12,864
# Students in 11th Grade:
124
12,734
# Students in 12th Grade:
124
12,639
# 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 High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Presque Isle High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16 Griffin St
Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 764-0121
Grades: 9-12
| 480 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: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • 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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