Gorham High School

Gorham High School serves 156 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NH average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 11%.
Gorham High School operates within the Gorham Randolph Shelburne Coop School District.

Overview

The student population of 156 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 156 students
Gorham High School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Gorham High School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade Gorham High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Gorham High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Gorham High School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Gorham High School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
n/a
2%
Gorham High School Black (2007-2011)
White
93%
89%
Gorham High School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gorham High School Sch Ethnicity Gorham 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 0.21
Gorham High School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
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.
17%
21%
Gorham 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.
4%
5%
Gorham High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gorham Randolph Shelburne Coop School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
1
Number of Students Managed 445 487
Gorham Randolph Shelburne Coop   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2006)
Graduation Rate n/a% 86%
District Total Revenue n/a $10 MM
Gorham Randolph Shelburne Coop   School District Total Revenue (1990-2006)
District Spending n/a $10 MM
Gorham Randolph Shelburne Coop   School District Spending (1990-2006)
District Revenue / Student n/a $15,198
Gorham Randolph Shelburne Coop   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2006)
District Spending / Student n/a $14,945
Gorham Randolph Shelburne Coop   School District Spending / Student (1990-2006)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Gorham High School, is a public high school located in Gorham, Maine.
  • Academics: Gorham High offers a diverse curriculum including AP courses and electives to adequately prepare students for college and graduation.
  • Athletics: Gorham, competing in Western Maine Class A, participates in fourteen varsity sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Cheerleading, Tennis, Track, Field Hockey, and Softball.
  • Activities: Robotics Team, Model United Nations, Intamural Sports, Jazz Band, Yearbook Committee, French Club, Spanish Club.
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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Berlin Senior High School (6.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gorham Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edward Fenn School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gorham Gorham Middle School
    120 Main St
    Gorham , NH , 03581
    (603)466-2776
    0  mi  |  99  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gorham Edward Fenn School
    169 Main St
    Gorham , NH , 03581
    (603)466-3334
    0.2  mi  |  190  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Berlin Hillside Elementary School
    183 Hillside Ave
    Berlin , NH , 03570
    (603)752-5328
    5.9  mi  |  352  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Berlin Berlin Junior High School
    200 State St
    Berlin , NH , 03570
    (603)752-5311
    6  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Berlin Berlin Senior High School
    550 Willard St
    Berlin , NH , 03570
    (603)752-4122
    6.4  mi  |  441  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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