Saco School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,786 students in Saco School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Maine.
Public Schools in Saco School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Maine public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Saco School District are C K Burns School, Saco Middle School and Governor John Fairfield School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Saco School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the Maine public school average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Saco 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
Saco 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
4 Schools
602 Schools
# Students
1,786 Students
175,681 Students
# Teachers
153 Teachers
14,746 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Saco School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 196 school districts in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ME)
Overall District Rank
#59 out of 229 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Saco  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Saco  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)
59%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Saco  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.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.19
0.21
# American Indian Students
6 Students
1,499 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
45 Students
2,627 Students
% Asian Students
3%
1%
# Hispanic Students
37 Students
3,940 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
2%
# Black Students
47 Students
6,453 Students
% Black Students
3%
4%
# White Students
1,608 Students
156,544 Students
% White Students
90%
89%
# Hawaiian Students
7 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
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
5,577
# Students in K Grade:
189
12,558
# Students in 1st Grade:
183
12,511
# Students in 2nd Grade:
201
12,651
# Students in 3rd Grade:
204
13,247
# Students in 4th Grade:
211
13,340
# Students in 5th Grade:
225
13,715
# Students in 6th Grade:
177
13,474
# Students in 7th Grade:
189
13,797
# Students in 8th Grade:
207
13,732
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
12,731
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
12,700
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
12,790
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
12,858
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,941 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 $22,092 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
$39 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Saco  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
$40 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Saco  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
$21,941
$15,099
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Saco  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
$22,092
$14,954
This chart display average spending per public school student in Saco  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 Saco School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
C K Burns School
Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
135 Middle Street
Saco, ME 04072
(207) 284-5081
Grades: 3-5
| 640 students
Rank: #22.
Saco Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
40 Buxton Road
Saco, ME 04072
(207) 282-4181
Grades: 6-8
| 573 students
75 Beach Street
Saco, ME 04072
(207) 282-1322
Grades: K-2
| 294 students
Young School
36 Tasker St
Saco, ME 04072
(207) 284-7053
Grades: K-2
| 279 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19

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