Shead High School

89 High Street
Eastport, ME 04631
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Shead High School serves 75 students in grades 9-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (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 ≥50% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Maine state average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in ME)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Shead High School's student population of 75 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
75 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Shead 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 Shead High School is 0.61, 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
#492 out of 508 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
23%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
3%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
56%
87%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
15%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
5%
6%
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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 Shead High School's ranking?
Shead High School is ranked #492 out of 508 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maine.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).
What is the graduation rate of Shead High School?
The graduation rate of Shead High School is 80%, which is lower than the Maine state average of 84%.
How many students attend Shead High School?
75 students attend Shead High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Shead High School students are White, 23% of students are American Indian, 15% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shead High School?
Shead High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Maine state average of 11:1.
What grades does Shead High School offer ?
Shead High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Shead High School part of?
Shead High School is part of Eastport Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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