Belfast Area High School

Tel: (207)338-1790
Grades: 9-12

580 students

Belfast Area High School serves 580 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the ME average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Belfast Area High School operates within the Rsu 20 School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is lower than the ME state average of 83%.

Overview

The student population of 580 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 580 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 12:1 11:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
2%
Black
1%
3%
White
96%
92%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.08 0.11
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.
43%
38%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,014 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Rsu 20 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 2,014 511
Graduation Rate 82% 83%
District Total Revenue $28 MM $5 MM
District Spending $26 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,707 $13,007
District Spending / Student $13,599 $14,370
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Waldo County Technical Ctr-region 7 High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Troy A Howard Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Belfast School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BelfastEast Belfast School
    14 Swan Lake Ave
    BelfastME 04915
    (207)338-4420
    0.7 mi | 124 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BelfastCaptain Albert W. Stevens School
    31 Elementary Ave
    BelfastME 04915
    (207)338-3510
    0.9 mi | 318 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BelfastTroy A Howard Middle School
    173 Lincolnville Ave
    BelfastME 04915
    (207)338-3320
    1.4 mi | 373 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BelfastWaldo County Technical Ctr-region 7 High School
    Vocational School
    1022 Waterville Rd
    BelfastME 04915
    (207)342-5231
    Vocational School

    2.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • LincolnvilleEdna Drinkwater School
    56 Bayside Rd
    LincolnvilleME 04849
    (207)338-3430
    4 mi | 92 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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