Belfast Area High School

Tel: (207)338-1790
Grades 9-12
523 students
Belfast Area High School serves 523 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the ME average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 10%.
Belfast Area High School operates within the Rsu 20-1 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 523 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 523 students
Belfast Area High School Total Students (2010-2014)
Gender % Belfast Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Belfast Area High School Total Teachers (2010-2014)
Students by Grade Belfast Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.05 is less than the state average of 0.11. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ME) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Belfast Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.05 0.11
Belfast Area High School Diversity Score (2010-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
39%
Belfast Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Belfast Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,710 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
School District Name Rsu 20-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 1,710 437
Rsu 20-1 School District Students Managed (1988-2009)
Graduation Rate n/a 82%
Rsu 20-1 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue n/a $8 MM
Rsu 20-1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending n/a $8 MM
Rsu 20-1 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student n/a $14,441
Rsu 20-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student n/a $14,288
Rsu 20-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Waldo County Technical Ctr-region 7 High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Troy A Howard Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Belfast School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BelfastEast Belfast School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 111 students14 Swan Lake Ave
    BelfastME 04915
    (207)338-4420
    0.7PK-5111
  • BelfastCaptain Albert W. Stevens School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 317 students31 Elementary Ave
    BelfastME 04915
    (207)338-3510
    0.8PK-5317
  • BelfastTroy A Howard Middle School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 368 students173 Lincolnville Ave
    BelfastME 04915
    (207)338-3320
    1.36-8368
  • BelfastWaldo County Technical Ctr-region 7 High School
    Vocational School
    2.4 miles | Grades: 9-121022 Waterville Rd
    BelfastME 04915
    (207)342-5231
    2.49-12n/a
  • LincolnvilleEdna Drinkwater School
    3.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 87 students56 Bayside Rd
    LincolnvilleME 04849
    (207)338-3430
    3.9PK-587

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