Belfast Area High School

Tel: (207)338-1790
  • Belfast Area High School serves 554 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the ME average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 9%.
  • Belfast Area High School operates within the Rsu 20 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 554 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 554 students
Belfast Area High School Total Students (2010-2015)
Gender % Belfast Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Belfast Area High School Total Teachers (2010-2015)
Students by Grade Belfast Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 12:1 13:1
Belfast Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Belfast Area High School Asian Students (2012-2015)
Hispanic
1%
2%
Belfast Area High School Black Students (2010-2015)
Black
n/a
3%
Belfast Area High School Black Students (2010-2014)
White
95%
91%
Belfast Area High School White Students (2010-2015)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Belfast Area High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Belfast Area High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown ME All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.11
Belfast Area High School Diversity Score (2010-2015)
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.
41%
40%
Belfast Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
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.
7%
7%
Belfast Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rsu 20 School District's student population of 1,714 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
School District Name Rsu 20 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 1,714 316
Rsu 20 School District Students Managed (1988-2009)
Graduation Rate n/a 82%
Rsu 20 School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue n/a $5 MM
Rsu 20 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending n/a $5 MM
Rsu 20 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student n/a $16,180
Rsu 20 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2009)
District Spending / Student n/a $15,703
Rsu 20 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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