Maine Move

Friday 3/18/2016 - Sunday 3/27/2016

Lewiston to Portland = 45min
Lewiston to Portsmouth = 1.5 hrs

Fri

Sat

Sun

Mon 
 

    Pam interview 7:00 - 1:00pm Commercial Street, Portland 

    Eight Corners School, 22 Mussey Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074 [ 930-230 pref]
 

Tues


    [ ] Yarmouth Elementary - Portland area Tue, March 22, 6am – 7am
    [ ] Mabel Wilson - Cumberland area Tue, March 22, 8am – 9am
    [ ] Falmouth Elementary 1pm jflaherty@falmouthschools.org --
    [ ] Village Elementary brian.porter@gorhamschools.org -- Gorham -- 3pm

 

Wed
 

    11:00 JS 
    1:00 PB

 

Thur
 

    [ ] ???????  ????? dgoldsmith@sau16.org -- Stratham (asst. principal -- surrogate for tfosher@sau16.org) -- from 10-11 Monday through Thursday for tours
    [ ] Main Street School stadler@sau16.org -- - Exeter -- call the school at 603 775-8946 and one of the school's secretaries will set up a time with you.
    11:30?
    [ ] Greenland Central School - psmith@sau50.org -- Greenland Central School -- didn't specify
    3:30?    

 

Fri
 

    [ ] Mast Way - cvaich@orcsd.org - Lee/Durham -- phone call on 3/11 and then set visit time: 603-659-3001 x3301 -- 1:30 pm?
    [ ] Moharmet - madbury/durham

 

Sat
 

Sun
 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Places (old, ref only)
---Title---- Weight State Pros Cons Comp $$$ Homes

Tucson

0 AZ ****Living-Reference**** ******************** $60 000 $184 900

Exeter, NH

1 NH Schools = 4/5 Living = 4/5
  $68 387 $265 000

Yarmouth/Falmouth,ME

9 ME     $82 334 $304 298

Portsmouth NH

10 NH     $72 014 $325 000

Durham, NH

10 NH
UNH and green house, neighborhoods with sidewalks  
    $291 651

Portland Maine

10 ME South Portland Schools, so so North Portland Schools $71 128 $175 000

Providence RI

14 RI Jobs = 3/5 Homes = 3/5 Variation = 5/5 Traffic. Isolation. Mob people? $75 760 $155 000

Scarborough, ME

15 ME Nice mix House options Schools     $304 298

Boston MA

15 MA Jobs 5/5 Schools ?/5 Commute options House $$$ $85 191 $524 500

Lewiston, ME

20 ME        

Gorham, ME

20 ME       $328 000

Somerville, MA

30 MA Town Location Schools ? House $$ Traffic    

Cambridge MA

40 MA Schools Job Avail Traffic $95 000 $1 135 000

Santa Rosa California

120 CA     $95 338 $450 800

Bellevue Washington

122 WA       $320 275

Santa Monica CA

129 CA First pick. Too expensive :-(   $83 578 $998 200

Arlington Virginia

130 VA     $87 611 $540 000

Santa Clara California

130 CA       $768 700

Austin Texas

130 TX *** Pam = Texas = no   $85 614 $349 500

Columbia & Ellicott City, Md.

135 MD *** Pam = no   $67 755 $422 500

Portland Ore

137 OR Job growth in to 10   $77 435 $304 000

Palo Alto California

140 CA Yikes, $2mil home average   $103 557 $2 235 000

Silver Spring Maryland

140 MD     $87 042 $355 000

Charlotte

145 VA     $60 434  

Raleigh/Durham

145 NC     $56 897  

Willington

145 NC     $61 613  

Rockville Maryland

145 MD        

Eugene Oregon

150 OR        

 

Notes from fall trip

 

4. Portsmouth, NH (27th - oyster dinner at Surf)

5. Lewiston, ME (27th - sleep)

6. Yarmouth, ME (28th - near Cindy's and tourist stop)

7. Falmouth, ME (28th - no town/expensive and huge, impressive school complex)

8. Portland, ME (28th - Portland Webworks)

9. Gorham, ME (28th - no real town and one lane)

10. Scarborough, ME (28th - Wentworth School -- retail area -- nice mix)

11. South Portland, ME (28th - saw 3 elementary schools -- nice but not stellar)

12. Cape Elizabeth, ME (28th - very expensive, gorgeous schools, pervading nautical theme, gorgeous coast)

13. Falmouth, ME (29th - revisiting to see if we could find a town)

 

16. Exeter, NH (29th - Lobster place in strip mall, quaint downtown where we were walking)

15. Durham, NH (29th - UNH and green house, neighborhoods with sidewalks)

11. South Portland, ME (28th - saw 3 elementary schools -- nice but not stellar)

14. Portsmouth, NH (nice... touristy yuppy harbor, didnt see homes)

6. Yarmouth/Falmouth$$, ME (28th - no town/expensive and huge, impressive school complex)

 

 

 

=========================== Schools ===========================================

http://www.schooldigger.com/go/NH/schoolrank.aspx?pagetype=top10

Name:        Yarmouth Elementary School
                   121 McCartney St, 04096
                   207-846-3391

Years: 2-4

Student Population: 316

Student-Teacher Ratio: 13.5

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 10.8%

Ethnicity: 11.4% non-white

Schooldigger: 1st; 5-star

Greatschools: 10; 4  stars (reviews)

http://yes.yarmouthschools.org/

http://yes.yarmouthschools.org/contact-information

 

 

 

Name:        Mabel I Wilson School
                   353 Tuttle Rd, Cumberland, 04021
                   (207) 829-4825

Years: K-3

Student Population: 548

Student-Teacher Ratio: 13.1

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 10.8%

Ethnicity: 4.9% non-white

Schooldigger: 36th; 4-star

Greatschools: 8; 4  stars (reviews)

https://sites.google.com/a/msad51.org/mabel-i-wilson-school/

https://sites.google.com/a/msad51.org/mabel-i-wilson-school/MIW-Teacher/school-information

 

 

 

Name:        Falmouth Elementary School 
                   58 Woodville Rd, Falmouth, 04105 
                   (207) 781-3988

Years: K-5

Student Population: 807

Student-Teacher Ratio: 12.1

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 6.2%

Ethnicity: 7.7% non-white

Schooldigger: 5th; 5-star

Greatschools: 9; 4  stars (reviews)

http://www.falmouthschools.org/_/index.cfm?sidebar=320&center=319&rightnav=334

http://www.falmouthschools.org/_/index.cfm?sidebar=320&center=163&rightnav=334

 

 

 

Name:        Village Elementary School-Gorham 
                   12 Robie St, Gorham, 04038 
                   (207) 222-1300

Years: K-5

Student Population: 421

Student-Teacher Ratio: 14.1

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 20.2%

Ethnicity: 6.2% non-white

Schooldigger: 35th; 4-star

Greatschools: 8; 4  stars (reviews)

http://village.gorhamschools.org/

 

 

 

Name:        Eight Corners Elementary School  
                   22 Mussey Rd, Scarborough, 04074 
                   (207) 730-5200

Years: K-2

Student Population: 235

Student-Teacher Ratio: 12.3

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 17%

Ethnicity: 12.8% non-white

Schooldigger: 13th (district); n/a

Greatschools: n/a; 5  stars (reviews)

https://sites.google.com/a/scarboroughschools.org/primary/eight-corners

 

 

 

Name:        Pleasant Hill School 
                   143 Highland Ave, Scarborough, 04074 
                   (207) 730-5250

Years: K-2

Student Population: 166

Student-Teacher Ratio: 12.4

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 11.4%

Ethnicity: 7.8% non-white

Schooldigger: 13th (district); n/a

Greatschools: n/a; 5  stars (reviews)

https://sites.google.com/a/scarboroughschools.org/primary/pleasant-hill

 

 

 

 

Name:        Blue Point School 
                   174 Pine Point Rd, Scarborough, 04074 
                   (207) 730-5300

Years: K-2

Student Population: 230

Student-Teacher Ratio: 10.9

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 13.9%

Ethnicity: 6.5% non-white

Schooldigger: 13th (district); n/a

Greatschools: n/a; 5  stars (reviews)

https://sites.google.com/a/scarboroughschools.org/primary/blue-point

 

 

 

Name:        Greenland Central School
                   70 Post Rd, Greenland, 03840  
                   (603) 431-6723

Years: K-8

Student Population: 391

Student-Teacher Ratio: 12.9

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 8.7%

Ethnicity: 8.4% non-white

Schooldigger: 11th; 5-star

Greatschools: 8; 5  stars (reviews)

http://www.sau50.org/gcs/

 

 

 

 

Name:        Stratham Memorial School 
                   39 Gifford Farm Rd, Stratham, 03885  
                   (603) 772-5413

Years: PK-5

Student Population: 613

Student-Teacher Ratio: 12.7

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 7.8%

Ethnicity: 7.5% non-white

Schooldigger: 7th; 5-star

Greatschools: 9; 4  stars (reviews)

http://sms.sau16.org/

 

 

 

 

Name:        Main Street School 
                   40 Main St, Exeter, 03833 
                   (603) 775-8946

Years: K-2

Student Population: 481

Student-Teacher Ratio: 13.0

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 14.6%

Ethnicity: 12.1% non-white

Schooldigger: 7th; 5-star

Greatschools: n/a; 5  stars (reviews)

http://mss.sau16.org/

 

 

 

 

Name:        Moharimet School
                   11 Lee Rd, Madbury, 03823 
                   (603) 742-2900

Years: K-4

Student Population: 406

Student-Teacher Ratio: 15.3

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 11.1%

Ethnicity: 11.3% non-white

Schooldigger: 6th; 5-star

Greatschools: n/a; 5  stars (reviews)

http://www.orcsd.org/school/moh/

 

 

 

Name:        Mast Way School
                    23 Mast Rd, Lee, 03861 
                   (603) 659-3001

Years: K-4

Student Population: 292

Student-Teacher Ratio: 13.2

% Free/Discounted Lunch: 13.0%

Ethnicity: 15.4% non-white

Schooldigger: 12th; 5-star

Greatschools: n/a; 5  stars (reviews)

http://www.orcsd.org/school/mw/

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Maine

Colleges & Universities

Private Colleges in Maine

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Public Colleges & Universities

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