South Portland, ME
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South Portland Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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South Portland Public Schools School District Details

South Portland Public Schools School District
130 Wescott Street
South Portland, ME 04106

3,102 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

South Portland Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Maine

(10 is best)

Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School
240 Ocean St.
South Portland, ME, 04106
06-08
Dora L Small Elementary School
87 Thompson Street
South Portland, ME, 04106
KG-05
Dyer Elementary School
52 Alfred Street
South Portland, ME, 04106
KG-05
Frank I Brown Elementary School
37 Highland Ave
South Portland, ME, 04106
KG-05
James Otis Kaler Elementary School
165 South Kelsey Street
South Portland, ME, 04106
PK-05
Memorial Middle School
120 Wescott Road
South Portland, ME, 04106
06-08
South Portland High School
637 Highland Avenue
South Portland, ME, 04106
09-12
Waldo T Skillin Elementary School
180 Wescott Road
South Portland, ME, 04106
PK-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.7% 92.6%
Black 6.1% 3.3%
Hispanic 5.9% 2.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.1% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.9% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.4% 39.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.5% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,763 $27,121,485 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,261 $3,902,795 7.9%
Staff $714 $2,209,830 4.5%
General Administration $403 $1,247,285 2.5%
School Administration $800 $2,476,000 5.0%
Operation $1,917 $5,933,115 12.0%
Transportation $511 $1,581,545 3.2%
Other $315 $974,925 2.0%
Total Support $5,922 $18,328,590 37.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,304 $4,035,880 8.2%
Total Expenditures $15,988 $49,482,860 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,569 $1,367,857,470 52.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $887 $160,206,783 6.1%
Staff $629 $113,649,288 4.4%
General Administration $427 $77,216,109 3.0%
School Administration $718 $129,687,455 5.0%
Operation $1,409 $254,681,417 9.8%
Transportation $678 $122,436,734 4.7%
Other $161 $29,114,759 1.1%
Total Support $4,908 $886,985,768 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,975 $356,872,267 13.7%
Total Expenditures $14,452 $2,611,727,652 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%