So Aroostook School

922 Dyer Brook Road
Island Falls, ME 04747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
So Aroostook School serves 335 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
So Aroostook School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 6% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

School Overview

So Aroostook School's student population of 335 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

So Aroostook School is ranked within the top 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 So Aroostook School is 0.12, 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
#210 out of 523 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
94%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.120.21
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in So Aroostook 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 NameRSU 50 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to So Aroostook School is Hodgdon Middle/High School (15.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mill Pond School (15.7 miles away)
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