Ralph M Atwood Primary School

  • Ralph M Atwood Primary School serves 235 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Ralph M Atwood Primary School's student population of 235 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ralph M Atwood Primary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ralph M Atwood Primary School is 0.06, 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--
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ralph M Atwood Primary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ralph M Atwood Primary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ralph M Atwood Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ralph M Atwood Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
97%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ralph M Atwood Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ralph M Atwood Primary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.060.19
This chart display the diversity score of Ralph M Atwood Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ralph M Atwood Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ralph M Atwood Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRsu 18 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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My wife and I moved to Oakland primarily for its school system and now that my son has had 2 years (and one more to go) at Atwood I have to say that school has exceedingly caring and selfless teachers and administrators. They've always been willing to work with and listen to any concerns my wife or I had. They've helped my son tremendously. They have been able to academically challenge him, even paring him with students in older grades in areas he is excelling at while helping him with any area (socially or acidemically) that he needs to work on. The Principal puts out a monthly newsletter letting all parents know of the activities of the school as well as my son's teach likewise does the same with details about what is going on in her classroom. The music and arts program is fantastic (the tribute to Eric Carle was visually stunning and the music and plays were adorable). The availablility of extracurricular activities kept at avery low cost to the parents is a huge plus. They offer Soccer, Basketball and T-Ball at the K-2 level (not sure what is available for later grades as my son isn't there yet). The school itself is excellent and designed with students of pre-K through 2nd grade age. I am thoroughly pleased with every aspect of this school.
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