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Guy E Rowe School

Public | PK-6

 

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Posted October 1, 2009

This school is home to a special needs program and a behavior program along with typically developing children. It works hard to be an inclusive environment for all children. It has an active PTO that works together to put children first even in tough econoomic times. It is safe,educational and fun place for children to be!
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Posted August 13, 2008

This school is the epitomy of a school of diversity. It has a large percentage of gifted and talented students, along with many specific special education programs. Due to this unique makeup, children of all types, creeds, abilities, and persuasions are readily accepted. No one is looked upon as being different. More and more parents from other local schools are requesting to send their children to Rowe Elementary.


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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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
75%
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 66% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
43%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 45% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
33%
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 64% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
75%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
70%
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

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 92%
Black 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 5%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Norway, ME 04268
Phone: (207) 743-5183

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