Montello School

407 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Montello School serves 608 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Montello School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 81%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Montello School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Montello School's student population of 608 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Montello School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 508 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Montello School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#505 out of 508 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Montello School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
54%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Montello School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
42%
87%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score
0.54
This chart display the diversity score of Montello School and the public school average diversity score of Maine by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Montello School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montello School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Montello School's ranking?
Montello School is ranked #505 out of 508 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maine.
What schools are Montello School often compared to?
Montello Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Farwell Elementary School, Raymond A. Geiger Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).
How many students attend Montello School?
608 students attend Montello School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Montello School students are Black, 42% of students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Montello School?
Montello School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Maine state average of 11:1.
What grades does Montello School offer ?
Montello School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Montello School part of?
Montello School is part of Lewiston Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

1   3/27/2020
This school is a trash they force you to do things the grab u to its and they act mean in real life but when my parents come they act nice. Like, girl sit down.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Yasmin Abshir
1   12/27/2018
Would not recommend this school. Many issues with other children there. Teacher to student ratio is part of the problem but also the population of children attending there.
- Posted by Parent - Parent X

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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