Saco Middle School

  • Saco Middle School serves 573 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Saco Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Saco Middle School's student population of 573 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students573 students
This chart display total students of Saco Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Saco Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Saco Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Saco Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Saco Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Saco Middle School is 0.15, 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#130 out of 523 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Saco Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Saco Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Saco Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Saco Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Saco Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Saco Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Saco Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Saco Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
92%
89%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Saco Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Saco Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.150.21
This chart display the diversity score of Saco Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Saco Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Saco Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaco School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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