William S. Cohen School

  • William S. Cohen School serves 436 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William S. Cohen School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11%.

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School Overview

  • William S. Cohen School's student population of 436 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William S. Cohen School is ranked within the top 10% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William S. Cohen School is 0.26, 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 School Rank#27 out of 523 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
86%
89%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.260.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBangor School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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