407 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Montello School serves 605 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 22% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 605 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

School Overview

Montello School's student population of 605 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
605 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Montello School 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 Montello School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#521 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
3%
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Black
53%
4%
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White
39%
88%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
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
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
34%
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 2020-21 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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 (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 605 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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