Lisbon High School

Lisbon High School serves 421 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the ME average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Lisbon High School operates within the Lisbon Department School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the ME state average of 83%.

Overview

The student population of 421 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 421 students
Lisbon High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Lisbon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lisbon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is more 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 15:1 12:1
Lisbon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Lisbon High School Asian (1995-1999)
Hispanic
3%
2%
Lisbon High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
2%
3%
Lisbon High School Black (1995-2012)
White
93%
92%
Lisbon High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lisbon High School Sch Ethnicity Lisbon High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.13 0.11
Lisbon High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Lisbon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
n/a
1%
Lisbon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,874 students has grown by 40% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Lisbon Department School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
1
Number of Students Managed 1,874 405
Lisbon  Department School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 83%
Lisbon  Department School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $5 MM
Lisbon  Department School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM $6 MM
Lisbon  Department School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,722 $13,007
Lisbon  Department School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,150 $14,370
Lisbon  Department School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mt Ararat High School (6.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Philip W Sugg Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lisbon Community School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lisbon Falls Philip W Sugg Middle School
    4 Sugg Dr
    Lisbon Falls , ME , 04252
    (207)353-3055
    0  mi  |  279  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lisbon Lisbon Community School
    33 Mill St
    Lisbon , ME , 04250
    (207)353-4132
    1.7  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Topsham Mt Ararat Middle School
    66 Republic Ave
    Topsham , ME , 04086
    (207)729-2950
    6.5  mi  |  617  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Durham Durham Community School
    654 Hallowell Rd
    Durham , ME , 04222
    (207)353-9333
    6.7  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Topsham Mt Ararat High School
    73 Eagles Way
    Topsham , ME , 04086
    (207)729-2951
    6.8  mi  |  878  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 20, 2012 - I loved going there from 1985-1986, then I graduated from this school on Friday, June 13th, 1986 with 116 of my fellow classmates; most of whom became friends with me the short time I was there. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended October 12, 2006 - Academicly the school is lacking. Our scores are below average. Parent involvement is high, given that we are constantly being put in a position to defend our childrens rights. The superindent would rather fight for new buildings then put money into teaching our children life skills so they can succeed in life. Our scores are declining even though we now have a state of the art building for grades k-6. - Posted by Parent

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Androscoggin County, ME public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.17, which is higher than the Maine average of 0.11. The most diverse school district in Androscoggin County is Lewiston School Department School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maine or national school diversity statistics.