Philip W Sugg Middle School

  • Philip W Sugg Middle School serves 278 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is 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 44% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Philip W Sugg Middle School's student population of 278 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Philip W Sugg Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Philip W Sugg Middle School is 0.04, 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#297 out of 525 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
98%
90%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.040.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLisbon Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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