Casco Bay High School

196 Allen Avenue
Portland, ME 04103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Casco Bay High School serves 386 students in grades 9-12.
Casco Bay High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 70-74% (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 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Casco Bay High School's student population of 386 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Casco Bay High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Casco Bay High School is 0.51, 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
#62 out of 523 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
2%
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Black
23%
4%
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White
66%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.510.21
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Casco Bay High School is Deering High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lyman Moore Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harrison Lyseth Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland Portland Arts & Technology High School Vocational School

    0.0 miles
    196 Allen Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8165
    0 n/a n/a
  • Portland Harrison Lyseth Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
    0.8 miles
    175 Auburn St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8215
    0.8 PK-5 491
  • Portland Lyman Moore Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 445 students
    0.8 miles
    171 Auburn St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8150
    0.8 6-8 445
  • Portland Riverton School Math: 35% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 442 students
    0.9 miles
    1600 Forest Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8210
    0.9 PK-5 442
  • Portland Lincoln Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 522 students
    1.3 miles
    522 Stevens Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8145
    1.3 6-8 522

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