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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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South Portland Public Schools School District Details

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

2,979 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

12 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)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
48%
51%
58%
59%
38%
43%
48%
51%
58%
59%
38%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

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) 78.0% 91.2%
Black 11.2% 3.9%
Hispanic 5.5% 2.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.9% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.9%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.9% 43.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.6% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 6.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,330 $28,316,550 55.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,432 $4,346,120 8.5%
Staff $845 $2,564,575 5.0%
General Administration $463 $1,405,205 2.8%
School Administration $845 $2,564,575 5.0%
Operation $1,493 $4,531,255 8.9%
Transportation $571 $1,732,985 3.4%
Other $291 $883,185 1.7%
Total Support $5,940 $18,027,900 35.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,514 $4,594,990 9.0%
Total Expenditures $16,785 $50,942,475 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,966 $1,434,392,042 50.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $985 $177,322,656 6.2%
Staff $703 $126,594,403 4.5%
General Administration $500 $89,961,864 3.2%
School Administration $767 $138,112,343 4.9%
Operation $1,420 $255,606,162 9.0%
Transportation $696 $125,326,852 4.4%
Other $188 $33,830,709 1.2%
Total Support $5,258 $946,771,996 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,548 $458,780,396 16.2%
Total Expenditures $15,772 $2,839,941,647 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%