Shead High School

  • Shead High School serves 107 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Shead 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Maine state average of 10%.

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

School Overview

  • Shead High School's student population of 107 students has grown by 189% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students107 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shead High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 525 schools in Maine (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shead High School is 0.32, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#333 out of 525 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shead High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shead High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
20%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Shead High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Shead High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Shead High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shead High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
80%
90%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shead High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.320.19
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Graduation Rate≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shead High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEastport School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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