Top 10 Best Public Preschools in Maine (2024)

The top ranked public preschools in Maine are Dedham School, Manchester Elementary School and Mapleton Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public preschools are Hampden.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Maine is 81%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 84%.

Top Ranked Public Preschools in Maine (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Dedham School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
2065 Main Road
Holden, ME 04429
(207) 843-6498
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Manchester Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
17 School St.
Manchester, ME 04351
(207) 622-2949
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Mapleton Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1642 Main St
Mapleton, ME 04757
(207) 764-1589
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Veazie Community School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
1040 School Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 947-6573
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
East Auburn Community School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
15 Andrew Drive
Auburn, ME 04210
(207) 782-4142
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Mabel I Wilson School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-3
353 Tuttle Road
Cumberland Center, ME 04021
(207) 829-4825
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Phillips Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
1401 Rangeley Road
Phillips, ME 04966
(207) 639-2909
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Shapleigh Memorial School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
467 Shapleigh Corner Road
Shapleigh, ME 04076
(207) 636-1751
Rank: #99.
Bristol Consolidated School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
767 Main St. Suite 2
Pemaquid, ME 04558
(207) 677-2678
Rank: #1010.
Durham Community School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 93% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
654 Hallowell Road
Durham, ME 04222
(207) 353-9333
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Belgrade Central School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
158 Depot Road
Belgrade, ME 04917
(207) 495-2321
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Camden-rockport Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
11 Children's Way
Rockport, ME 04856
(207) 236-7809
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Lyman Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
39 Schoolhouse Road
Alfred, ME 04002
(207) 499-7228
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Rangeley Lakes Regional School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-12
43 Mendolia Road
Rangeley, ME 04970
(207) 864-3311
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Windsor Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
366 Ridge Road
Windsor, ME 04363
(207) 445-2356
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Acadia School
Charter School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
12 Westminster Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 333-3765
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Hope Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
34 Highfield Road
Hope, ME 04847
(207) 785-4081
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
James H Bean School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
2896 Middle Road
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 547-3395
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Asa C Adams School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
6 Goodridge Drive
Orono, ME 04473
(207) 866-2151
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Ash Point Community School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
54 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854
(207) 596-6620
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Harrington Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
1227 Us Highway 1a
Harrington, ME 04643
(207) 483-6681
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Margaret Chase Smith
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
248 Twombley Rd
Sanford, ME 04073
(207) 324-7586
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Mill Pond School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
175 Hodgdon Mills Road
Houlton, ME 04730
(207) 532-9228
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Pemetic Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
327 Main Street
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
(207) 244-5502
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Se Do Mo Cha Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
63 Harrison Avenue Suite B
Dover Foxcroft, ME 04426
(207) 564-6535
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Williams-cone School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
19 Perkins Street
Topsham, ME 04086
(207) 725-4391
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Ashland District School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-12
180 Presque Isle Rd
Ashland, ME 04732
(207) 435-3481
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Athens Community School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-8
8 Fox Hill Road
Athens, ME 04912
(207) 654-2561
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Cave Hill School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-8
1205 Eastbrook Road
Franklin, ME 04634
(207) 565-3638
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Penobscot Elementary School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-8
66 North Penobscot Road
Penobscot, ME 04476
(207) 326-9421
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Pownal Elementary School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
587 Elmwood Road
Pownal, ME 04069
(207) 688-4832
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
South Bristol Elementary School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-8
2024 State Route 129
South Bristol, ME 04568
(207) 644-8177
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
West Bath School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
126 New Meadows Road
Bath, ME 04530
(207) 443-9145
Rank: #3434.
Fairview School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 87% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-6
397 Minot Avenue
Auburn, ME 04210
(207) 784-3559
Rank: #3535.
Fort Kent Elementary School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 89% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-6
108 Pleasant St
Fort Kent, ME 04743
(207) 834-3456
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