Margaret Chase Smith School -sanford

  • Margaret Chase Smith School -sanford serves 358 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Margaret Chase Smith School -sanford's student population of 358 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Margaret Chase Smith School -sanford's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Margaret Chase Smith School -sanford is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#141 out of 525 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
91%
90%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.170.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanford Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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