40 Heselton Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
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).

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School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-5
Total Students
195 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

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
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State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#465 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
92%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 4-5
  • Students: 195 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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