Orono High School

  • Orono High School serves 334 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Orono 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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is equal to the Maine state average of 11%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Orono High School's student population of 334 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orono 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orono High School is 0.21, which is equal to 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 School Rank#98 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)60-64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
89%
89%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.210.21
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Graduation Rate90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 26 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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  • Orono Asa C Adams School
    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
    0.0 miles
    6 Goodridge Drive
    Orono, ME 04473
    (207)866-2151
    0.0 PK-5 286
  • Orono Orono Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 164 students
    0.0 miles
    14 Goodridge Drive
    Orono, ME 04473
    (207)866-2350
    0.0 6-8 164
  • Old Town Old Town Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 579 students
    2.9 miles
    576 Stillwater Avenue
    Old Town, ME 04468
    (207)827-1544
    2.9 PK-5 579
  • Bradley Viola Rand School
    Grades: PK-2 | 46 students
    3.5 miles
    55 Highland Avenue
    Bradley, ME 04411
    (207)827-2508
    3.5 PK-2 46
  • Old Town Leonard Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 311 students
    3.6 miles
    156 Oak Street
    Old Town, ME 04468
    (207)827-3900
    3.6 6-8 311

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