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Jordan Acres School

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Posted December 18, 2010

At first I was unsure of the open concept of the school, but the teachers at Jordan Acres make it work and in turn so do the students. It has a great center library and the classroom areas extend off of that area, other than kindergarten, which is located in large, more permanent portable outside. It is a very organized school with an involved parent group. Next year, it will house K-2 and will undoubtedly still be a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2009

A fine school that has met all our needs and those of our four children who have attended over the last 20 years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2008

The school is older and only has half day kindergarten, unlike other schools in Maine. The younger kids are in mobile units, which is kind of tacky. The gym smells funny because lunch is also held in it. It just needs upgrading. The faculty seems great though.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

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66%
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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maine used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

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52%

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69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

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63%

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74%
Scale: % proficient or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maine used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

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81%

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79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

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90%

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85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 45% in 2013.

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79%
Scale: % proficient or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maine used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

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78%
Scale: % proficient or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maine used the Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MEA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 89% 92%
Two or more races 7% 2%
Hispanic 4% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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75 Jordan Ave
Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: (207) 319-1970

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