Margaret Chase Smith School - Skowhegan
Margaret Chase Smith School - Skowhegan serves 195 students in grades 4-5.
Margaret Chase Smith School - Skowhegan placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Margaret Chase Smith School - Skowhegan ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Margaret Chase Smith School - Skowhegan's student population of 195 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Margaret Chase Smith School - Skowhegan is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Margaret Chase Smith School - Skowhegan is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#465 out of 524 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education
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