Rural morbidity indicators: Maine school closures

List of Maine schools closed since 1996. The list is screened, somewhat subjectively, to exclude towns in which closed schools were replaced with new consolidated schools. (Please email additions, corrections, etc. to sparkflashgap@gmail.com)

2011 (pending):

  • Orland Consolidated School, Orland
  • Andover Elementary School, Andover
  • Wales Central School, Wales
  • Frankfort Elementary School, Frankfort
  • West Harpswell School, Harpswell*

2010

  • Burnham Village School, Burnham
  • Cornville Elementary School, Cornville
  • Embden Elementary School, Embden
  • Guilford Primary School, Guilford
  • Palmyra Consolidated School, Palmyra
  • Carroll L. McKusick School, Parkman
  • Starks Elementary School, Starks

2009

  • Bridgewater Grammar School, Bridgewater
  • Crooked River Elementary, Casco
  • Cherryfield Elementary School, Cherryfield*
  • Columbia Falls Elementary, Columbia Falls
  • Frisbee Elementary School, Kittery
  • Carl E Troutt School, Mattawamkeag
  • Monson Elementary School, Monson
  • Central Elementary School, New Portland
  • Rockwood Elementary School, Rockwood
  • Shirley Elementary School, Shirley

2008

  • Benedicta Elementary School, Benedicta
  • Dixfield Elementary School, Dixfield
  • Mercer Elementary School, Mercer
  • Aroostook Avenue School, Millinocket
  • Wytopitlock Elementary School, Reed Plantation
  • Smithfield Elementary School, Smithfield
  • Weld Elementary School, Weld
  • Union 132 Secondary School, Whitefield

2006:

  • Brownfield Elementary School, Brownfield

2005:

  • Berwick Elementary School, Berwick
  • Canton Elementary School, Canton
  • Edith A Lombard School, Springfield

2004:

  • Mary C Burns School, East Machias
  • Penquis Valley Middle School, Milo
  • Ogunquit Village School, Ogunquit
  • Stockholm Elementary School, Stockholm

2003:

  • Caratunk School, Caratunk
  • Phillips Primary School, Phillips

2002:

  • Cambridge Elementary School, Cambridge
  • Abbie Fowler School, Sangerville
  • Wellington Elementary School, Wellington

2001:

  • Grand Isle Elementary School, Grand Isle

2000:

  • Littleton Elementary School, Littleton
  • C E Ball School, West Forks

1999:

  • Westfield Elementary School, Westfield
  • Patten Grammar School, Patten
  • Ripley School, Ripley

1998:

  • Medway Primary School, Medway

1997:

  • Bremen Grade School, Breman

1996:

  • Abbot Grade School, Abbot
  • Allagash Consolidated School, Allagash

*Voted closed by school board, but kept open at additional local expense by town vote