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==Quick facts==
==Quick facts==
===State school administrators===
===State school administrators===
*State Board of Education
*[[Maine Department of Education|State Board of Education]]
**Nancy S. Perkins, ''Chair''
**Nancy S. Perkins, ''Chair''
**Peter E. Geiger, ''Vice Chair''
**Peter E. Geiger, ''Vice Chair''
**Steven M. Pound, ''Board Member''
**Dr. Steven M. Pound, ''Board Member''
**William H. Beardsley, ''Board Member''
**William H. Beardsley, ''Board Member''
**Nichi Farnham, ''Board Member''
**Nichi Farnham, ''Board Member''

Revision as of 11:36, 12 June 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
Note: The statistics on this page are mainly from government sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics. Figures given are the most recent as of June 2014, with school years noted in the text or footnotes.

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
    • Dr. 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 as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[5]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Maine as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

Demographic information for Maine's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 1,584 0.84% 1.10%
Asian 2,932 1.55% 4.68%
African American 5,585 2.96% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 185 0.10% 0.42%
Hispanic 3,080 1.63% 24.37%
White 173,447 91.79% 51.21%
Two or more 2,156 1.14% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

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.

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