Owls Head Central School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
54 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Owls Head Central School serves 84 students in grades 3-5.
Owls Head Central School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) 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 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Owls Head Central School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Owls Head Central School's student population of 84 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students84 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

Owls Head Central School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Owls Head Central School is 0.06, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#110 out of 523 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
White
97%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.060.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
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 13 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Owls Head Central School is Oceanside High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oceanside Middle School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockland Mid-coast School Of Tech-region 8 Vocational School

    1.2 miles
    One Main Street, One Main Stre
    Rockland, ME 04841
    (207) 594-2161
    1.2 n/a n/a
  • Rockland South School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
    1.8 miles
    30 Broadway
    Rockland, ME 04841
    (207) 596-2020
    1.8 PK-5 375
  • South Thomaston Gilford Butler School
    Grades: K-2 | 68 students
    2.2 miles
    54 Spruce Head Rd
    South Thomaston, ME 04858
    (207) 594-7666
    2.2 K-2 68
  • Rockland Oceanside High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 480 students
    3.0 miles
    400 Broadway
    Rockland, ME 04841
    (207) 596-2010
    3 9-12 480
  • Thomaston Thomaston Grammar School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 187 students
    4.2 miles
    65 Watts Lane
    Thomaston, ME 04861
    (207) 354-6353
    4.2 K-5 187

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