Cape Elizabeth High School

  • Cape Elizabeth High School serves 541 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cape Elizabeth High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Cape Elizabeth High School's student population of 541 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cape Elizabeth High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 525 schools in Maine (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cape Elizabeth High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#4 out of 525 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
92%
90%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cape Elizabeth High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.150.19
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Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cape Elizabeth High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCape Elizabeth School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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