47 Valley Street
Thomaston, ME 04861
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Oceanside Middle School serves 363 students in grades 6-8.
Oceanside Middle 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 21% (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 45% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

School Overview

Oceanside Middle School's student population of 363 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
363 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Oceanside Middle 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 Oceanside Middle School is 0.12, which is less 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
#457 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oceanside Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maine by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oceanside Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maine by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Oceanside Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maine by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
3%
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Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Oceanside Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
94%
88%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oceanside Middle 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
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oceanside Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% ME state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% ME state average).

How many students attend Oceanside Middle School?

363 students attend Oceanside Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Oceanside Middle School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Oceanside Middle School?

Oceanside Middle School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Maine state average of 11:1.

What grades does Oceanside Middle School offer ?

Oceanside Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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