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State of Maine Summary

There are 224 districts, 621 public schools, and charter schools in Maine serving 188,969 students. Financially the state of Maine spends approximately $13,740 per student. There are 14,888 full-time teachers receiving a total of $914,977,092 in salaries and $387,201,682 in total benefits. students receive a free lunch and receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 224
Total Schools: 621
Charter Schools:
Full-time Teachers: 14,888
Total Students: 188,969
LEP / ELL Students: 5,131
IEP Students: 29,502
Freshman Graduation Rate: 83%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch:
Reduced Lunch:
Revenue Per Student: $13,740
Salaries: $914,977,092
Employee Benefits: $387,201,682

Government Resources

Maine Department of Education

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Maine Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 65.20%
Grade 4 Reading 68.90%
Elementary School Science 69.50%
Grade 8 Math 61.10%
Grade 8 Reading 76.60%
Middle School Science 70.00%
High School Math 47.70%
High School Reading 48.40%
High School Science 40.90%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.