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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,426 students in South Portland, ME. South Portland has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
The top ranked public schools in South Portland, ME are Dora L Small Elementary School, Frank I Brown Elementary School and Dyer Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South Portland, ME public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Maine public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in South Portland have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Maine public schools.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Maine public school average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best South Portland, ME Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Dora L Small Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    87 Thompson Street
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 799-7676

    Grades: K-5 | 303 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Frank I Brown Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    37 Highland Ave
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 799-5196

    Grades: K-5 | 262 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Dyer Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    52 Alfred Street
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 799-4845

    Grades: K-5 | 227 students
  • Rank: #44.
    South Portland High School Math: 39% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    637 Highland Avenue
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 767-3266

    Grades: 9-12 | 896 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    240 Ocean St.
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 799-7386

    Grades: 6-8 | 296 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Maine Connections Academy Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    75 John Roberts Rd Unit 11b
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 805-3254

    Grades: 7-12 | 406 students
  • Rank: #77.
    James Otis Kaler Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    165 South Kelsey Street
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 799-3214

    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Memorial Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    120 Wescott Road
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 773-5629

    Grades: 6-8 | 394 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Waldo T Skillin Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    180 Wescott Road
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 773-7375

    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
  • Rank: #1010.675 Westbrook Street
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 822-2660

    Grades: 7-12 | 40 students
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