1070 Heald Highway
Union, ME 04862
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Union Elementary School serves 124 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Union 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 30-34% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 124 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

School Overview

Union Elementary School's student population of 124 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
124 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Union 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 Union Elementary School is 0.12, which is less 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
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#327 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
3%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
94%
88%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% ME state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% ME state average).

How many students attend Union Elementary School?

124 students attend Union Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Union Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Union Elementary School?

Union Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the Maine state average of 11:1.

What grades does Union Elementary School offer ?

Union Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 124 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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