Northport Public Schools


Northport Public Schools is a small school district in Maine, with just one elementary school serving grades K-8: Edna Drinkwater School. This standout school has consistently ranked among the top 5% of elementary schools in the state, earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger for its excellent performance.

With a low student-teacher ratio of 6.8, Edna Drinkwater School provides a high level of individualized attention and support for its 84 students. The school's diverse student population includes representation from Hispanic, Native American, and multiracial backgrounds, in addition to a majority white student body. While the school serves a population with a relatively high free/reduced lunch rate of 36.9%, it has maintained its exceptional academic standing, suggesting a strong commitment to supporting students from all socioeconomic backgrounds.

One area of potential concern is the school's chronic absenteeism rate of 24.3%, which is higher than the national average. The Northport Public Schools district may want to investigate this issue further and implement strategies to improve student attendance and engagement. Overall, Edna Drinkwater School stands out as a high-performing, well-resourced elementary school that provides a nurturing and supportive learning environment for its students.

District Detail

 56 Bayside Rd
Northport, ME 04849

 (207) 338-3430

SchoolDigger Rank:
10th of 177 Maine districts

See the 2023 Maine District rankings!
Grades served: K-12
Students: 84

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Maine Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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