U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Maine
http://www.state.me.us/education/homepage.htm


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$7,155

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
283

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
440 125 108 17 691

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
n/a

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Other
6,971 3,208 4,225 366 14,775

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
152,981 145,555
9-12
(CCD)
59,632 60,061
Total
(CCD)
216,995 209,091
Pre-K
(by state definition)
1,036 1,066

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 46%, Local 47%, Federal 8%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives n/a 998
  *
Asian/Pacific Islander n/a 2,072
  1%
Black n/a 2,115
  1%
Hispanic n/a 1,118
  1%
White n/a 202,788
  97%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
25,215 29,558
12% 14%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
1,763 2,748
1% 1%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
7,582 n/a
4%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 312 schools; 35% to 49%, 175 schools; 50% to 74%, 139 schools; 75% to 100%, 20 schools

*45 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Only performance reporting

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
None

Indicators for School Accountability
Assessment scores

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Improve % of students moving up at 4 levels, improve sub-groups performance, scores on local reading test


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 53 352 402
  13% 87% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 52 341 393
  98% 97% 97%
School in Need of Improvement 1 11 12
  2% 3% 3%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
n/a

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 36% 42%
Basic level and above 73% 84%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 24% 32%
Basic level and above 74% 76%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Maine Educational Assessment
State Definition of "Proficient" Meets standards (score of 541 or above)

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Does Not Meet Partially Meets | Meets Standard Exceeds Standard
All Students 8% 47% | 44% 1%
Title I Schools 15 64 | 20 0
High Poverty Schools 13 56 | 30 1
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 18 58 | 24 0
Migratory students 18 55 | 28 0
Students with Disabilities 32 54 | 14 0

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Does Not Meet Partially Meets | Meets Standard Exceeds Standard
All Students 29% 48% | 21% 2%
Title I Schools 51 42 | 7 0
High Poverty Schools 41 46 | 13 0
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 36 39 | 23 2
Migratory students 42 47 | 12 0
Students with Disabilities 54 39 | 7 0

Student achievement trend
Reading 4th grade meets or exceeds standard

For 1998-99, 47% of all students meet or exceed Standard, 43% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Standard. For 1999-00, 45% of all students meet or exceed Standard, 31% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Standard.

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Does Not Meet Partially Meets | Meets Standard Exceeds Standard
All Students 8% 46% | 44% 2%
Title I Schools 7 72 | 11 0
High Poverty Schools 12 61 | 27 0
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 13 66 | 21 0
Migratory Students 17 57 | 27 0
Students with Disabilities 38 55 | 7 0

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Does Not Meet Partially Meets | Meets Standard Exceeds Standard
All Students 40% 39% | 20% 1%
Title I Schools 72 22 | 6 0
High Poverty Schools 60 37 | 3 0
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 59 28 | 13 0
Migratory Students 61 30 | 10 0
Students with Disabilities 82 16 | 2 0

Student achievement trend
Math 8th grade meets or exceeds standard

For 1998-99, 19% of all students meet or exceed Standard, 0% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Standard. For 1999-00, 21% of all students meet or exceed Standard, 31% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Standard.

 

Grade 11

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Does Not Meet Partially Meets | Meets Standard Exceeds Standard
All Students 7% 46% | 44% 3%
Title I Schools 48 52 | 10 0
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 27 56 | 17 0
Migratory Students 24 52 | 25 0
Students with Disabilities 39 53 | 9 0

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Does Not Meet Partially Meets | Meets Standard Exceeds Standard
All Students 39% 40% | 19% 1%
Title I Schools 69 22 | 7 0
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 67 25 | 8 0
Migratory Students 66 30 | 4 1
Students with Disabilities 82 16 | 3 0


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
3% 3%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
6,872 7,691
60% 63%

Sources


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