Palermo Consolidated School

  • Palermo Consolidated School serves 139 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Palermo Consolidated School's student population of 139 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 120% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palermo Consolidated School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palermo Consolidated School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. 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#298 out of 525 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palermo Consolidated 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Hispanic
4%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
93%
90%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palermo Consolidated School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.130.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palermo Consolidated 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 NameRSU 12 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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