Park Avenue Elementary School

161 Park Avenue
Auburn, ME 04210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Park Avenue Elementary School serves 386 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Park Avenue Elementary 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 26% (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 46% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Park Avenue Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Park Avenue Elementary School's student population of 386 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Park Avenue Elementary 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 Park Avenue Elementary School is 0.48, 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
#418 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
24%
4%
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White
68%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.480.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAuburn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Park Avenue Elementary School is Edward Little High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Auburn Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washburn School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Auburn Edward Little High School Math: 19% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,035 student
    0.5 miles
    77 Harris Street
    Auburn, ME 04210
    (207) 333-6652
    0.5 9-12 1,035
  • Auburn Auburn Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 512 students
    0.6 miles
    38 Falcon Drive
    Auburn, ME 04210
    (207) 333-6655
    0.6 7-8 512
  • Auburn Washburn School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 263 students
    1.0 miles
    35 Lake Auburn Avenue
    Auburn, ME 04210
    (207) 784-5467
    1 PK-6 263
  • Auburn Fairview School Math: 43% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 565 students
    1.1 miles
    397 Minot Avenue
    Auburn, ME 04210
    (207) 784-3559
    1.1 PK-6 565
  • Auburn Sherwood Heights Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 425 students
    1.7 miles
    32 Sherwood Drive
    Auburn, ME 04210
    (207) 783-8526
    1.7 PK-6 425

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