RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District

79 Blake St Suite #1
Presque Isle , ME 04769
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Grades: PK - 12

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%)
For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public preschools serving 575 students in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public pre schools in Maine.
Public Preschools in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Maine public pre school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 52% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschools in RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District are Mapleton Elementary School and Pine Street Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Maine public preschool average of 13% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ME)
# Schools
6 Schools
242 Schools
# Students
1,706 Students
53,489 Students
# Teachers
127 Teachers
4,995 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

RSU 79/MSAD 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 198 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
0.23
0.24
# American Indian Students
77 Students
387 Students
% American Indian Students
5%
1%
# Asian Students
25 Students
513 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
53 Students
1,447 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
3%
# Black Students
26 Students
2,886 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,491 Students
46,445 Students
% White Students
87%
87%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
51 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
30 Students
1,760 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
112
4,575
# Students in K Grade:
124
8,220
# Students in 1st Grade:
127
8,142
# Students in 2nd Grade:
123
7,782
# Students in 3rd Grade:
123
6,609
# Students in 4th Grade:
124
6,009
# Students in 5th Grade:
115
5,256
# Students in 6th Grade:
124
3,373
# Students in 7th Grade:
142
1,564
# Students in 8th Grade:
112
1,618
# Students in 9th Grade:
128
75
# Students in 10th Grade:
104
89
# Students in 11th Grade:
124
88
# Students in 12th Grade:
124
89
# 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 Preschools (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: 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)

  • District size: 6
  • Enrollment: 1,706 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in ME)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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