PROFICIENCY 50% 21% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Portland Public Schools

Peaks Island School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Portland Public Schools" in Portland, ME. There are a total of 52 students and 6 teachers at Peaks Island School, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 8 free lunch students and 6 reduced lunch students.

Peaks Island School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 21% higher than the Maine average.


Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch8
Reduced lunch6


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Peaks Island School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

3< 50%
4>= 50%
5< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3< 50%
4>= 50%
5< 50%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Peaks Island School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 95.8% 59.5% 90.5% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 23.9% 3.4% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 6.3% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.2% 6.0% 1.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 3.8% 1.7% 3.1%

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Portland demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,0933891
Median age35.844.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%57%55%
Speak English85%94%79%
Speak Spanish2%1%13%

Education level achieved in Portland

Completed 8th grade89.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school88.7%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college73.2%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.9%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters18.3%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.9%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Peaks Island School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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