Wells Elementary School

  • Wells Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

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Wells Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

  • Wells Elementary School's student population of 484 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wells Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wells Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#85 out of 525 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wells Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
96%
90%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wells Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.080.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWells-Ogunquit CSD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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