Bowdoin Central School

1460 Main St, Bowdoin, ME 04287 | (207) 666-5779
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 229
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1460 Main Street, Bowdoin, ME 04287
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Rsu 75 - Msad 75
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $13,429
  • Dropout Rate: 4.1%
  • Students Per Teacher: 11.1
  • Enrolled Students: 2,738

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 229
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 129 (56.3%)
  • Females: 100 (43.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 19 (8.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 66 (28.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 85 (37.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bowdoin Central School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black31.3%
Asian--
Hispanic--
White22698.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bowdoin Central School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten4218.3%
1st Grade3615.7%
2nd Grade4117.9%
3rd Grade4017.5%
4th Grade3917.0%
5th Grade3113.5%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 60%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:40%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,620
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Bowdoin Central School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,00020%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,27580%
Source: ME Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Bowdoin Central School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on NECAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

NECAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201077.0%70.0%61.0%
200969.0%70.0%62.0%
 
Reading Test
201083.0%75.0%69.0%
200970.0%78.0%73.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201069.0%63.0%60.0%
200969.0%70.0%62.0%
 
Reading Test
201067.0%68.0%68.0%
200955.0%70.0%67.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201068.0%67.0%60.0%
200983.0%76.0%64.0%
 
Reading Test
201081.0%75.0%70.0%
200983.0%77.0%72.0%
 
Writing Test
201054.0%38.0%43.0%
 
Source: ME Department of Education 2009-2010

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