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Avg. test scores 77%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 57%

Dexter school information

IndexDexterMaineNational
Average Test Scores23%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools434579,221
Total private schools18924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a457,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dexter are 53% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Dexter
  • 80.4% of people in Dexter have completed 8th grade
  • 79.1% of people in Dexter have completed high school
  • 13.2% of people in Dexter have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dexter

      IndexDexterMaineNational
      Completed 8th grade80.4%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school79.1%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college43.4%58.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.4%39.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors13.2%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters4.5%10.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.0%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

      Dexter, ME School Districts

      • School Administrative District 46

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dexter. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dexter, ME schools is 23%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Dexter, ME, an average of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Dover-Foxcroft, ME2,49142%15%
      Newport, ME1,47836%27%
      Guilford, ME96232%35%
      Hartland, ME78723%53%
      Dexter, ME1,96623%53%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Kealakekua, HI1,96637%24%
      Drexel, NC1,96624%51%
      Pagosa Springs, CO1,96625%49%
      Santa Nella, CA1,96515%71%
      Caney, KS1,96722%56%
      Dexter, ME1,96623%53%
      Source: The Dexter, ME education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.