Massabesic High School

Tel: (207)247-3141
Grades: 9-12

1,046 students

Massabesic High School serves 1,046 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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%.
Massabesic High School operates within the Rsu 57/msad 57 School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the ME state average of 83%.

Overview

The student population of 1046 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,046 students
Massabesic High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Massabesic High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Massabesic High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 14:1 12:1
Massabesic High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Massabesic High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Massabesic High School Hispanic (1998-2010)
Black
n/a
3%
Massabesic High School Black (1996-2012)
White
96%
92%
Massabesic High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Massabesic High School Sch Ethnicity Massabesic 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 0.25
Massabesic 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.
9%
7%
Massabesic High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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%
Massabesic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,290 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Rsu 57/msad 57 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 3,290 405
Rsu 57/msad 57 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 83%
Rsu 57/msad 57 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $5 MM
District Spending $38 MM $6 MM
Rsu 57/msad 57 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,502 $13,007
Rsu 57/msad 57 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,657 $14,370
Rsu 57/msad 57 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 Sanford Regional Technical Center (6.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Massabesic Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waterboro Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • East Waterboro Massabesic Middle School
    134 Old Alfred Rd
    East Waterboro , ME , 04030
    (207)247-6121
    3.1  mi  |  804  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • East Waterboro Waterboro Elementary School
    340 Sokokis Trail
    East Waterboro , ME , 04030
    (207)247-6126
    3.6  mi  |  525  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Alfred Alfred Elementary School
    21 Sanford Rd
    Alfred , ME , 04002
    (207)324-3831
    4.6  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lyman Lyman Elementary School
    39 Schoolhouse Rd
    Lyman , ME , 04002
    (207)499-7228
    5.8  mi  |  264  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springvale Carl J Lamb School
    233 Shaws Ridge Rd
    Springvale , ME , 04083
    (207)324-8481
    6  mi  |  572  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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