Gorham High School

Gorham High School serves 829 students in grades 9-12.
Gorham High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gorham High School's student population of 829 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students829 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Gorham 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 Gorham High School is 0.15, 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
#93 out of 523 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
92%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.150.21
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Graduation Rate
94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGorham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gorham High School is Westbrook High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gorham Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Village Elementary School-gorham (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gorham Village Elementary School-gorham Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 435 students
    0.4 miles
    12 Robie Street
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 222-1300
    0.4 K-5 435
  • Gorham Gorham Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 673 students
    0.6 miles
    106 Weeks Road
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 222-1220
    0.6 6-8 673
  • Gorham Narragansett Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 259 students
    1.0 miles
    284 Main Street
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 222-1250
    1 K-5 259
  • Westbrook Saccarappa School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 290 students
    3.4 miles
    110 Huntress Avenue
    Westbrook, ME 04092
    (207) 854-0847
    3.4 K-4 290
  • Gorham Great Falls Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 528 students
    4.2 miles
    73 Justice Way
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 222-1050
    4.2 K-5 528

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