Lewiston High School

156 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lewiston High School serves 1,604 students in grades 9-12.
Lewiston 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 81%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,604 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 67% (Btm 50% in ME)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Lewiston High School's student population of 1,604 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,604 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
114 teachers
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School Rankings

Lewiston High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 508 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lewiston High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#441 out of 508 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
3%
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Black
39%
4%
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White
55%
87%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
67%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lewiston High School's ranking?
Lewiston High School is ranked #441 out of 508 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maine.
What schools are Lewiston High School often compared to?
Lewiston High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Edward Little High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lewiston High School?
The graduation rate of Lewiston High School is 67%, which is lower than the Maine state average of 84%.
How many students attend Lewiston High School?
1,604 students attend Lewiston High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Lewiston High School students are White, 39% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lewiston High School?
Lewiston High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Maine state average of 11:1.
What grades does Lewiston High School offer ?
Lewiston High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Lewiston High School part of?
Lewiston High School is part of Lewiston Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

2   5/2/2015
I hate Lewiston High School... I may be a student here, but I absolutely hate it. There is fights going on in the lunch room, and bullying everywhere, teachers and upper "Faculty", think they know what's going on, but they are forgetting there is Social Media, I can't even begin to explain how horrible this schools is. The teachers, Oh my don't even get me started, there is a few amount of teachers who actually care.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - jcsta

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,604 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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