Houlton High School

  • Houlton High School serves 355 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Houlton High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Houlton High School's student population of 355 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houlton High School is ranked within the top 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 Houlton High School is 0.33, 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#157 out of 523 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
14%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
81%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.330.21
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 29/MSAD 29 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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