Valley Rivers Middle School

84 Pleasant Street
Fort Kent, ME 04743
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Valley Rivers Middle School serves 125 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Valley Rivers 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Valley Rivers Middle School's student population of 125 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Valley Rivers Middle 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 Valley Rivers Middle School is 0.06, 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 Testing Rank
#457 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley Rivers Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
97%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.060.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Rivers Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMSAD 27 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valley Rivers Middle School is Fort Kent Community High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wisdom Middle High School (11.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fort Kent Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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