T W Kelly Dirigo Middle School

T W Kelly Dirigo Middle School serves 159 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
T W Kelly Dirigo 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students159 students
Gender % This chart display gender of T W Kelly Dirigo Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of T W Kelly Dirigo Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

T W Kelly Dirigo 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 T W Kelly Dirigo Middle 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 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#509 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
2%
Black
2%
4%
White
94%
89%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in T W Kelly Dirigo Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score
0.120.21
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
38%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 56 School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to T W Kelly Dirigo Middle School is Dirigo High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mountain Valley Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dirigo Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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