Presumpscot School

  • Presumpscot School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately 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 40-44% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Presumpscot School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Presumpscot School's student population of 248 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Presumpscot School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 526 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Presumpscot School is 0.65, 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 School Rank (16-17)#343 out of 526 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
45%
4%
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White
38%
89%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Presumpscot School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.650.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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