William S. Cohen School

  • William S. Cohen School serves 395 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 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 73% (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 13% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • William S. Cohen School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William S. Cohen School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William S. Cohen School is 0.24, which is more 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#68 out of 525 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
87%
90%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.240.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBangor Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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