Belfast Area High School

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

594 students

Belfast Area High School serves 594 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the ME average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), 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 594 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 594 students
Belfast Area High School Total Students (2010-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Belfast Area High School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Belfast Area High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ME) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Belfast Area High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Belfast Area High School Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
2%
3%
Belfast Area High School Black (2010-2012)
White
95%
92%
Belfast Area High School White (2010-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Belfast Area High School Sch Ethnicity Belfast Area 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.
0.10 0.25
Belfast Area High School Diversity Score (2010-2012)
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.
n/a
7%
Belfast Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2011)
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%
Belfast Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,066 students has grown by 9% 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 2,066 405
Rsu 20 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2009)
Graduation Rate 82% 83%
Rsu 20 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $5 MM
District Spending $26 MM $6 MM
Rsu 20 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,707 $13,007
Rsu 20 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,599 $14,370
Rsu 20 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 Waldo County Technical Ctr-region 7 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Belfast East Belfast School
    14 Swan Lake Ave
    Belfast , ME , 04915
    (207)338-4420
    0.7  mi  |  135  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Belfast Captain Albert W. Stevens School
    31 Elementary Ave
    Belfast , ME , 04915
    (207)338-3510
    0.8  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Belfast Troy A Howard Middle School
    173 Lincolnville Ave
    Belfast , ME , 04915
    (207)338-3320
    1.3  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Waldo Waldo County Technical Ctr-region 7
    Vocational School
    1022 Waterville Rd
    Waldo , ME , 04915
    (207)342-5231
    Vocational School
    2.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  11
  • Northport Edna Drinkwater School
    56 Bayside Rd
    Northport , ME , 04849
    (207)338-3430
    3.9  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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