8 Joy Road
Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Mt Desert Elementary School serves 180 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Mt Desert Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Mt Desert Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Mt Desert Elementary School's student population of 180 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
180 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Mt Desert Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Mt Desert Elementary School 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
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#17 out of 524 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
92%
89%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 180 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Top 50%)

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