Solon Elementary School

  • Solon Elementary School serves 86 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (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 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Solon Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, 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.

Top Placements

Solon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

  • Solon Elementary School's student population of 86 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students86 students
This chart display total students of Solon Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Solon Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Solon Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Solon Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Solon Elementary 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 Solon Elementary School is 0.00, 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#145 out of 523 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Solon Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Solon Elementary 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)50-59%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Solon Elementary 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 Ratio11:112:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Solon Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Solon Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Solon Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
100%
89%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Solon Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Solon Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.000.21
This chart display the diversity score of Solon Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maine by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Solon Elementary 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
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Solon Elementary 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 74/MSAD 74 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Solon Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Amidst the controversy surrounding President Obama's school address, learn about whether or not parents have any rights in choosing who their children's public schools invite as speakers.
Learn about the history of public schools incorporating self-contained classrooms, and whether they are right for your child.
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.