Massabesic High School

  • Massabesic High School serves 930 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Massabesic 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 top 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 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Massabesic High School's student population of 930 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students930 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Massabesic High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Massabesic High School is 0.10, 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#350 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
95%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.100.21
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Graduation Rate
89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 57/MSAD 57 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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