Lewiston school information

Average Test Scores23%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools934579,221
Total private schools58924,874
Total post-secondary schools4457,963
The Lewiston, ME educational system consists of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Lewiston public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 44% lower than than the Maine average and 54% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lewiston public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.7% have completed high school, 17.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lewiston are 54% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Lewiston.
  • 80.8% of people in Lewiston have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.7% of people in Lewiston have completed high school.
  • 17.9% of people in Lewiston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lewiston

Completed 8th grade80.8%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lewiston (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brunswick, ME15,56449%1%
Gray, ME1,31746%7%
Lisbon Falls, ME4,10045%9%
Mechanic Falls, ME1,67342%15%
Topsham, ME6,43641%17%
Lewiston, ME36,27723%54%

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Brighton, CO36,30722%55%
Gadsden, AL36,23534%31%
Rome, GA36,34033%32%
Leander, TX36,20477%57%
Indian Trail, NC36,35763%28%
Lewiston, ME36,27723%54%
Source: The Lewiston, 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.