Bangor High School

885 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
Bangor High School serves 1,193 students in grades 9-12.
Bangor High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Bangor High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Bangor High School's student population of 1,193 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

Bangor High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bangor High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#105 out of 523 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
90%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.190.21
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Graduation Rate
85%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBangor School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bangor High School is Brewer High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William S. Cohen School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Snow School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bangor Mary Snow School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 4-5 | 259 students
    0.7 miles
    435 Broadway
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6290
    0.7 4-5 259
  • Bangor Abraham Lincoln School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 210 students
    0.9 miles
    45 Forest Avenue
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6280
    0.9 PK-3 210
  • Bangor Fruit Street School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 318 students
    0.9 miles
    175 Fruit Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6270
    0.9 PK-3 318
  • Bangor William S. Cohen School Math: 58% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 436 students
    1.0 miles
    304 Garland Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6230
    1 6-8 436
  • Bangor Fourteenth Street School Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-3 | 132 students
    1.2 miles
    224 Fourteenth Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-6350
    1.2 PK-3 132

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
The school does a great job serving a large, economically and socially diverse community. The school has a large number of AP courses and regularly ranks in the top in the state in math, debate and other academic competitions. It has a large sports and arts program as well.
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2  
School's ok academically, but very poor as far as concerns, cares and responding to students with medical needs. Will be transferring my child to a smaller high school with hopes of better results.
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