Spruce Mountain High School

33 Community Drive
Jay, ME 04239
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Spruce Mountain High School serves 412 students in grades 9-12.
Spruce Mountain High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

School Overview

Spruce Mountain High School's student population of 412 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
412 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Spruce Mountain High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Spruce Mountain High School is 0.06, 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 Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#449 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
White
97%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 412 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50% in ME)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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