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'''Maine''' is home to 657 schools and 189,077 K-12 students.<ref>[ ''State Education Data Profiles'' Accessed August 16, 2013]</ref>
'''Maine''' is home to 621 schools and 188,969 K-12 students.<ref>[ ''State Education Data Profiles'' Accessed August 16, 2013]</ref>
==Quick facts==
==Quick facts==

Revision as of 12:09, 24 March 2014

K-12 Education in Maine
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Stephen Bowen
Number of students: 188,969[1]
Number of teachers: 14,888
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:12.7
Number of school districts: 260
Number of schools: 621
Graduation rate: 85%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $11,438[3]
See also
Maine Department of EducationList of school districts in MaineMaineSchool boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Maine
Glossary of education terms

Maine is home to 621 schools and 188,969 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Nancy S. Perkins, Chair
    • Peter E. Geiger, Vice Chair
    • Steven M. Pound, Board Member
    • William H. Beardsley, Board Member
    • Nichi Farnham, Board Member
    • Martha J. Harris, Board Member
    • Jana Lapoint, Board Member
    • Heidi H. Sampson, Board Member
    • Ande A. Smith, Board Member


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Maine.[5]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 92.5%
African American 1.8%
Hispanic 1.5%
Asian 1.1%
American Indian 0.7%
Two or More 2.5%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Maine school board elections, 2014

No top enrollment districts in Maine are scheduled to hold elections in 2014.

See also

External links

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  1. National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
  2. ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
  4. State Education Data Profiles Accessed August 16, 2013
  5. State Profiles Accessed August 16, 2013