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Governor John Fairfield School (leave a review)
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+1 (207) 282-1322

75 Beach Street

Saco, Maine


About Governor John Fairfield School
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Governor John Fairfield School is one of 4 schools found in the Saco Public Schools district of Maine.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 2nd Grade and has an enrolment of 277 students - compared to other schools in Maine, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at Governor John Fairfield School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $55,002, which is higher than the Maine state average of $51,818.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Governor John Fairfield School 277$63,62810$55,0020.21
C K Burns School (0.09 miles) 580$56,79912$45,6290.10
Young School (1.14 miles) 309$57,52511$48,3840.19
Biddeford Regional Ctr Of Tech (1.6 miles) 0
Biddeford High School (1.65 miles) 777$11,72314$58,2350.22
Biddeford Middle School (2.28 miles) 567$27,98411$63,3980.30

Governor John Fairfield School

Number of pupils277
Funding per pupil$63,628
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$55,002
Diversity index0.21

C K Burns School (0.09 miles)

Number of pupils580
Funding per pupil$56,799
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$45,629
Diversity index0.10

Young School (1.14 miles)

Number of pupils309
Funding per pupil$57,525
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$48,384
Diversity index0.19

Biddeford Regional Ctr Of Tech (1.6 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Biddeford High School (1.65 miles)

Number of pupils777
Funding per pupil$11,723
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$58,235
Diversity index0.22

Biddeford Middle School (2.28 miles)

Number of pupils567
Funding per pupil$27,984
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$63,398
Diversity index0.30
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Rankings within Maine
There are 618 schools in Maine. Rankings don't always go up to 618 because some schools have missing data.
268thlargest school
214thhighest number of FTE teachers
176thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
176thhighest average teaching salary
281sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
376thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
89thhighest diversity index
8thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.5 hours

1st Grade - 2nd Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 175 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 175 days

12th Grade: 175 days

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