Messalonskee High School

131 Messalonskee High Drive

Oakland, ME 04963

Tel: (207)465-7381
  • Messalonskee High School serves 749 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 51%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Messalonskee High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.
  • Messalonskee High School operates within the Rsu 18 School District.

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School Overview

  • Messalonskee High School's student population of 749 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students749 students
Messalonskee High School Total Students (2010-2016)
Gender %Messalonskee High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Messalonskee High School Total Teachers (2010-2016)
Students by GradeMessalonskee High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Messalonskee High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 525 schools in Maine (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Messalonskee High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
Messalonskee High School Student Teacher Ratio (2010-2016)
Asian
2%
1%
Messalonskee High School Asian Students (2010-2016)
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Messalonskee High School Black Students (2010-2014)
Black
n/a
3%
Messalonskee High School Black Students (2010-2014)
White
98%
90%
Messalonskee High School White Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMessalonskee High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownME All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.040.12
Messalonskee High School Diversity Score (2010-2016)
Graduation Rate
94%
85%
Messalonskee High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
40%
Messalonskee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
Messalonskee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2016)

    District Comparison

    • Rsu 18 School District's student population of 2,231 students has decreased by 15% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of % has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    School District NameRsu 18 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    1
    Number of Students Managed2,231330
    Rsu 18 School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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