Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School

151 North Temple Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School serves 685 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (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 23% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School's student population of 685 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary 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 Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School is 0.57, which is more 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
#521 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
31%
4%
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White
58%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewiston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School is Lewiston High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lewiston Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montello School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lewiston Montello School Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 728 students
    1.3 miles
    407 East Avenue
    Lewiston, ME 04240
    (207) 795-4150
    1.3 PK-6 728
  • Lewiston Farwell Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 442 students
    1.7 miles
    84-110 Farwell St
    Lewiston, ME 04240
    (207) 795-4110
    1.7 PK-6 442
  • Lewiston Raymond A. Geiger Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 713 students
    1.7 miles
    601 College Street
    Lewiston, ME 04240
    (207) 795-4160
    1.7 PK-6 713
  • Lewiston Lewiston High School Math: 23% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,447 student
    2.2 miles
    156 East Avenue
    Lewiston, ME 04240
    (207) 795-4190
    2.2 9-12 1,447
  • Lewiston Lewiston Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 792 students
    2.2 miles
    75 Central Avenue
    Lewiston, ME 04240
    (207) 795-4180
    2.2 7-8 792

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