Suzanne M Smith Elementary School

169 South Levant Road
Levant, ME 04456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Suzanne M Smith Elementary School serves 210 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Suzanne M Smith Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 81%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 13% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 210 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

School Overview

Suzanne M Smith Elementary School's student population of 210 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
210 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Suzanne M Smith Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 508 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Suzanne M Smith Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#425 out of 508 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
3%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
93%
87%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Suzanne M Smith Elementary School's ranking?
Suzanne M Smith Elementary School is ranked #425 out of 508 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maine.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).
How many students attend Suzanne M Smith Elementary School?
210 students attend Suzanne M Smith Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Suzanne M Smith Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Suzanne M Smith Elementary School?
Suzanne M Smith Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the Maine state average of 11:1.
What grades does Suzanne M Smith Elementary School offer ?
Suzanne M Smith Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Suzanne M Smith Elementary School part of?
Suzanne M Smith Elementary School is part of RSU 87/MSAD 23 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 210 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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