Troy A Howard Middle School

  • Troy A Howard Middle School serves 329 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Troy A Howard Middle 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11%.

School Overview

  • Troy A Howard Middle School's student population of 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Troy A Howard Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 526 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Troy A Howard Middle School is 0.15, 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 School Rank (16-17)#317 out of 526 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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White
92%
89%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.150.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
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 71 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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