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West Bath School

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Posted September 15, 2013

We moved to West Bath in the middle of the 2012 school year. Our children were greeted with open arms by a wonderful principle, caring teachers and a dedicated staff. The class sizes are small which means attention to the students. West Bath continues to have art, teach cursive writing and even has band for the older grades. I cannot say enough positive things about this school and its fantastic staff, West Bath is a 10!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2011

An amazing group of educators and administrators! Love this school and looking forward to school stating in a couple of weeks.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2010

Excellent support for my children from The Principal, teachers, and special educators. A truly great school.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
88%
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.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 45% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
52%
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.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 92%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Black 0% 3%
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 6%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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126 New Meadows Rd
West Bath, ME 04530
Phone: (207) 443-9145

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