66 North Penobscot Road
Penobscot, ME 04476
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Penobscot Elementary School serves 69 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Penobscot Elementary 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Penobscot Elementary School's student population of 69 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
69 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Penobscot Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Penobscot Elementary 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 Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#110 out of 524 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
97%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 69 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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