Newport school information

IndexNewportMaineNational
Average Test Scores36%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools334579,221
Total private schoolsn/a8924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a457,963
The Newport, ME educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Newport public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 12% lower than than the Maine average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newport public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.5% have completed high school, 19.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Newport are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Newport.
  • 80.4% of people in Newport have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in Newport have completed high school.
  • 19.3% of people in Newport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Newport

IndexNewportMaineNational
Completed 8th grade80.4%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.7%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clinton, ME1,07842%15%
Pittsfield, ME3,00435%30%
Hartland, ME78723%53%
Dexter, ME1,96623%53%
Newport, ME1,47836%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Annandale, NJ1,47859%20%
Avoca, IA1,47878%59%
Tombstone, AZ1,47942%15%
Farmingdale, NJ1,47943%13%
Baxter, TN1,47952%5%
Newport, ME1,47836%27%
Source: The Newport, 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.