Top Ranked Cities with Best Public Schools in Maine

  • The top ranked towns and cities for public schools in Maine are listed below (2021).
  • The ranking below is based on the percentage of schools within a town or city which have placed in the top 10% of all schools statewide.
  • A school's overall rank is based on its combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Schools are ranked and compared within their own state only.

Top Ranked Cities with Best Public Schools in Maine (2021)

City
% of Schools in
Top 10% Statewide
Top Ranked Schools
(Math Proficiency % | Reading Proficiency %)
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