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James H Bean School

Public | PK-6

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Posted March 10, 2008

both of my kids attend this school and it is why we moved to the sidney town in the first place . the teachers are great, and the princaple well she is awesome . they all work together for each and every student and make them all fell great about themselfs as a parent Im very pleased with the j.h.bean school and all that it stands for .
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Posted January 23, 2008

J.H.B. is a wonderful school. The teachers are always willing to go above and beyond the call of duty. There are many great programs at the school including Project Scholar (a wide variety of after-school activities ranging from science clubs to sports to baking and sewing!), sports teams, environmental clubs, etc. There is a great focus on the children working together and accepting one another; the school is anti-clique and anti-bullying. Beyond their excellence in academics, technology, and comradarie, there are also a number of positives such as free breakfast for all children regardless of family income level. J.H.B. is a high-quality school and I feel lucky to have my children enrolled there; I also was fortunate enough to attend the school when I was a child.
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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

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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

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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

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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

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The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

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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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2896 Middle Rd
Sidney, ME 04330
Phone: (207) 547-3395

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