Penquis Valley Middle/High School

  • Penquis Valley Middle/High School serves 380 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Penquis Valley Middle/High 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Penquis Valley Middle/High School's student population of 380 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 5-12
Total Students380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penquis Valley Middle/High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Penquis Valley Middle/High School is 0.14, 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#518 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
93%
89%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.140.21
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Graduation Rate70-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 41/MSAD 41 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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