Scarborough Middle School

21 Quentin Drive
Scarborough, ME 04074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Scarborough Middle School serves 717 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 68% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Scarborough Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Scarborough Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Scarborough Middle School's student population of 717 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students717 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Scarborough Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Scarborough Middle School is 0.17, 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
#46 out of 523 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
91%
89%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.170.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScarborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Scarborough Middle School is Scarborough High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Maine Connections Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wentworth School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scarborough Wentworth School
    Grades: 3-5 | 675 students
    0.3 miles
    20 Quentin Drive
    Scarborough, ME 04074
    (207) 730-4600
    0.3 3-5 675
  • Scarborough Scarborough High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 979 students
    0.5 miles
    11 Municipal Drive
    Scarborough, ME 04074
    (207) 730-5000
    0.5 9-12 979
  • Scarborough Eight Corners Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 224 students
    1.5 miles
    22 Mussey Road
    Scarborough, ME 04074
    (207) 730-5200
    1.5 K-2 224
  • South Portland Maine Connections Academy Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 406 students
    2.2 miles
    75 John Roberts Rd Unit 11b
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 805-3254
    2.2 7-12 406
  • Scarborough Pleasant Hill School
    Grades: K-2 | 171 students
    2.2 miles
    143 Highland Avenue
    Scarborough, ME 04074
    (207) 730-5250
    2.2 K-2 171

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