Waldo T Skillin Elementary School

180 Wescott Road
South Portland, ME 04106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Waldo T Skillin Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Waldo T Skillin 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 2017-18 school year.
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 30-34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 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 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Waldo T Skillin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Waldo T Skillin Elementary School's student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Waldo T Skillin Elementary 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 Waldo T Skillin Elementary School is 0.57, which is more 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
#477 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)
30-34%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
2%
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Black
17%
4%
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White
63%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Portland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Waldo T Skillin Elementary School is Arthur R. Gould Sch--lcydc (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Memorial Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Portland Memorial Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 394 students
    0.2 miles
    120 Wescott Road
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 773-5629
    0.2 6-8 394
  • South Portland Arthur R. Gould Sch--lcydc
    Grades: 7-12 | 40 students
    1.0 miles
    675 Westbrook Street
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 822-2660
    1 7-12 40
  • South Portland Maine Connections Academy Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 406 students
    1.3 miles
    75 John Roberts Rd Unit 11b
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 805-3254
    1.3 7-12 406
  • South Portland Dyer Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 227 students
    1.6 miles
    52 Alfred Street
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 799-4845
    1.6 K-5 227
  • South Portland James Otis Kaler Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
    2.0 miles
    165 South Kelsey Street
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 799-3214
    2 PK-5 228

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