Searsport District Middle School

26 Mortland Road
Searsport, ME 04974
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Searsport District Middle School serves 117 students in grades 6-8.
Searsport District Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Searsport District Middle School's student population of 117 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Searsport District Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Searsport District Middle School is 0.10, 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
#457 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
95%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.100.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 20 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Searsport District Middle School is Searsport District High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Edna Drinkwater School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Searsport Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Searsport Searsport District High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
    0.0 miles
    24 Mortland Road
    Searsport, ME 04974
    (207) 548-2313
    0 9-12 166
  • Searsport Searsport Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 239 students
    0.0 miles
    30 Mortland Road
    Searsport, ME 04974
    (207) 548-2317
    0 PK-5 239
  • Belfast East Belfast School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 99 students
    4.4 miles
    14 Swan Lake Avenue
    Belfast, ME 04915
    (207) 338-4420
    4.4 PK-5 99
  • Belfast Belfast Area High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 509 students
    5.1 miles
    98 Waldo Ave.
    Belfast, ME 04915
    (207) 338-1790
    5.1 9-12 509
  • Belfast Captain Albert W. Stevens School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 282 students
    5.4 miles
    31 Elementary Avenue
    Belfast, ME 04915
    (207) 338-3510
    5.4 K-5 282

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