Messalonskee High School

131 Messalonskee High Drive
Oakland, ME 04963
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Messalonskee High School serves 749 students in grades 9-12.
Messalonskee High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Messalonskee High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Messalonskee High School's student population of 749 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students749 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Messalonskee High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Messalonskee High School is 0.12, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#157 out of 523 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
94%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.120.21
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 18 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Messalonskee High School is Waterville Senior High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Messalonskee Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland Messalonskee Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 524 students
    0.4 miles
    33 School Bus Drive
    Oakland, ME 04963
    (207) 465-2167
    0.4 6-8 524
  • Oakland Williams Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 217 students
    0.5 miles
    55 Pleasant Street
    Oakland, ME 04963
    (207) 465-2965
    0.5 3-5 217
  • Oakland Ralph M Atwood Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 225 students
    0.7 miles
    19 Heath Street
    Oakland, ME 04963
    (207) 465-3411
    0.7 PK-2 225
  • Waterville Waterville Junior High School Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 400 students
    3.4 miles
    100 West River Rd
    Waterville, ME 04901
    (207) 873-2144
    3.4 6-8 400
  • Waterville Mid-maine Technical Center Vocational School

    3.7 miles
    3 Brooklyn Ave
    Waterville, ME 04901
    (207) 873-0102
    3.7 n/a n/a

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