Peaks Island School

  • Peaks Island School serves 38 students in grades 2-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower 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%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Peaks Island School's student population of 38 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students38 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peaks Island School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peaks Island 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#68 out of 525 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
93%
90%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peaks Island 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
31%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peaks Island School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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