Mt Desert Elementary School

  • Mt Desert Elementary School serves 181 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mt Desert Elementary School's student population of 181 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mt Desert Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mt Desert Elementary School is 0.12, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#57 out of 525 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Mt Desert Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mt Desert Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mt Desert Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mt Desert Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
94%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mt Desert Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mt Desert Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.120.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mt Desert Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Desert Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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