Telstar Middle School

  • Telstar Middle School serves 178 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Telstar Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Telstar Middle School's student population of 178 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Telstar Middle 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 Telstar 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank#202 out of 523 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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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
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.120.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 44/MSAD 44 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bethel Telstar High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 199 students
    0.0 miles
    284 Walkers Mills Rd
    Bethel, ME 04217
    (207) 824-2136
    0.0 9-12 199
  • Bethel Crescent Park School
    Grades: PK-5 | 247 students
    1.3 miles
    19 Crescent Lane
    Bethel, ME 04217
    (207) 824-2839
    1.3 PK-5 247
  • Bryant Pond Woodstock School
    Grades: K-5 | 100 students
    6.2 miles
    224 Rumford Avenue
    Bryant Pond, ME 04219
    (207) 665-2228
    6.2 K-5 100
  • West Paris Agnes Gray School
    Grades: PK-5 | 120 students
    11.8 miles
    170 Main Street
    West Paris, ME 04289
    (207) 674-2332
    11.8 PK-5 120
  • Rumford Rumford Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 290 students
    14.2 miles
    121 Lincoln Avenue
    Rumford, ME 04276
    (207) 364-8155
    14.2 PK-5 290

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