151 North Temple Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School serves 583 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Thomas J Mcmahon 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 19% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School's student population of 583 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
583 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary 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 Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#523 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
3%
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Black
35%
4%
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White
54%
88%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 583 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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