Skowhegan Area High School

61 Academy Circle

Skowhegan, ME 04976-9739

Tel: (207)474-5511
Grades: 9-12

835 students

Skowhegan Area High School serves 835 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the ME average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Skowhegan Area High School operates within the Rsu 54/msad 54 School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the ME state average of 83%.

Overview

The student population of 835 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 835 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Skowhegan Area High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Skowhegan 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 0.08 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 13:1 12:1
White
96%
92%
All Ethnic Groups Skowhegan Area High School Sch Ethnicity Skowhegan 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.
0.08 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.
8%
7%
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%
Skowhegan Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,093 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Rsu 54/msad 54 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 3,093 405
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 81% 83%
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $5 MM
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $42 MM $6 MM
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,698 $13,007
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,242 $14,370
Rsu 54/msad 54 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Somerset Career & Technical Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Skowhegan Area Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bloomfield Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SkowheganSomerset Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    61 Academy Circle
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-2151
    Vocational School

    0 mi | n/a students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • SkowheganBloomfield Elementary School
    140 Academy Circle
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-6221
    0.2 mi | 369 students | Gr. 1-4                      
  • SkowheganSkowhegan Area Middle School
    155 Academy Circle
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-3339
    0.2 mi | 410 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • SkowheganMargaret Chase Smith Sch.-skowhegan Middle School
    40 Heselton St
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-9822
    1.6 mi | 278 students | Gr. 4-6                      
  • SkowheganNorth Elementary School
    33 Jewett St
    SkowheganME 04976
    (207)474-2907
    1.8 mi | 159 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 01, 2012 - as a student who has attended sahs, i was in many classrooms and had alot of opportunities. the help you with study groups and after school programs. study halls consist of several teachers and tech ready to help you learn. of course the teacher only shows up when your ready to learn(figuritively of course). my senior year i was a cheerleader for a short period and the opportunity to do something of this nature as a male was very awesome. everyone was accepting and it made it fun. i saw alot of great sportmanship in every aspect of the word. i think the tech center was an amazing idea. it helps students learn something they are interested in and use it for career oportunities as well, while learning of course. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Somerset 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 0.06, which is lower than the Maine average of 0.11. The most diverse school district in Somerset County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maine or national school diversity statistics.