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Maine Public Schools

Overview

Public Schools Overview Maine School Districts by City
Number Of Students 179,894
Number Of Maine Schools 610
Number Of Maine School Districts 244
Spending Per Student $14,179

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
Reading Proficiency 46.8692748535247

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
Math Proficiency 35.2815941687414

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 90.9% 50.9%
Black 3.2% 15.6%
Hispanic 1.8% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 43.5% 50.9%
English Language Learners 2.9% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 16.1% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.29
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Maine Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 1,329,328 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 43 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.0% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 17.7% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 29.4% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 30.9% 26.4%
65 Or Older 17.0% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 552,769 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.4% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.3% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.4% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 6.3% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 11.1% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.9% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.1% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.6% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 13.3% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,353 $1,322,695,000 51.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $868 $156,171,000 6.1%
Staff $616 $110,729,000 4.3%
General Administration $412 $74,186,000 2.9%
School Administration $708 $127,359,000 5.0%
Operation $1,328 $238,917,000 9.4%
Transportation $663 $119,320,000 4.7%
Other $155 $27,809,000 1.1%
Total Support $4,750 $854,491,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,076 $373,466,000 14.6%
Total Expenditures $14,179 $2,550,652,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%