Orono Middle School

14 Goodridge Drive
Orono, ME 04473
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Orono Middle School serves 164 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Orono Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Orono Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Orono Middle School's student population of 164 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students164 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Orono Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Orono Middle School is 0.24, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#52 out of 523 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
87%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.240.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 26 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Orono Middle School is Orono High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Leonard Middle School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Asa C Adams School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Orono Asa C Adams School
    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
    0.0 miles
    6 Goodridge Drive
    Orono, ME 04473
    (207) 866-2151
    0.0 PK-5 286
  • Orono Orono High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 334 students
    0.0 miles
    14 Goodridge Drive
    Orono, ME 04473
    (207) 866-4916
    0.0 9-12 334
  • Old Town Old Town Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 579 students
    2.9 miles
    576 Stillwater Avenue
    Old Town, ME 04468
    (207) 827-1544
    2.9 PK-5 579
  • Bradley Viola Rand School
    Grades: PK-2 | 46 students
    3.5 miles
    55 Highland Avenue
    Bradley, ME 04411
    (207) 827-2508
    3.5 PK-2 46
  • Old Town Leonard Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 311 students
    3.6 miles
    156 Oak Street
    Old Town, ME 04468
    (207) 827-3900
    3.6 6-8 311

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