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South Portland Schools
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SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT South Portland, Maine SCHOOLS
South Portland schools boast a total student population of 3,504 attending 11 schools in 2 public school districts and 4 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but South Portland public schools spend an average of $9,624 per student each year.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. South Portland public schools average a student teacher ratio of 11:1. South Portland private schools average 3:1. Also, high schools in South Portland average a student body population of 587, while South Portland middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 304 and 194 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn\'t so long ago that a child\'s education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.