Biddeford High School

  • Biddeford High School serves 774 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Biddeford High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11%.

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School Overview

  • Biddeford High School's student population of 774 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students774 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Biddeford High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Biddeford High School is 0.31, which is more 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#326 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
2%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
83%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Biddeford High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.310.21
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Graduation Rate85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBiddeford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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