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  • C K Burns School
  • 135 Middle Street, Saco
  • Saco Public Schools
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 593
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
39%
  • Saco Middle School
  • 40 Buxton Road, Saco
  • Saco Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 623
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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  • Young School
  • 36 Tasker St, Saco
  • Saco Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 317
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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  • Governor John Fairfield School
  • 75 Beach Street, Saco
  • Saco Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 271
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Saco school information

IndexSacoMaineNational
Average Test Scores45%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools534579,221
Total private schools48924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a457,963
The Saco, ME educational system consists of 5 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Saco public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 9% higher than than the Maine average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Saco public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.1% have completed high school, 32.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Saco

IndexSacoMaineNational
Completed 8th grade89.4%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school88.1%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.8%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.5%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters10.7%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.3%1.3%

There are a total of 5 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Saco. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Saco, ME schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Saco, ME, an average of 89.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Saco schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Saco, ME schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kennebunkport, ME1,08972%46%
West Kennebunk, ME1,01163%27%
Scarborough, ME5,26862%26%
Kennebunk, ME5,57962%25%
Gorham, ME6,33155%12%
Saco, ME19,00845%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carlisle, PA19,01460%23%
Montrose, CO19,01630%38%
Claremore, OK18,99980%62%
Cortland, NY19,01835%29%
Seymour, IN18,99666%34%
Saco, ME19,00845%10%
Source: The Saco, 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.
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