Telstar High School

  • Telstar High School serves 199 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (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 40-49% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Telstar 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Telstar High School's student population of 199 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Telstar 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 Telstar High School is 0.08, 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#447 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
96%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.080.21
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Graduation Rate80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 44/MSAD 44 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bethel Telstar Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 178 students
    0.0 miles
    284 Walkers Mills Rd
    Bethel, ME 04217
    (207) 824-2136
    0.0 6-8 178
  • Bethel Crescent Park School
    Grades: PK-5 | 247 students
    1.3 miles
    19 Crescent Lane
    Bethel, ME 04217
    (207) 824-2839
    1.3 PK-5 247
  • Bryant Pond Woodstock School
    Grades: K-5 | 100 students
    6.2 miles
    224 Rumford Avenue
    Bryant Pond, ME 04219
    (207) 665-2228
    6.2 K-5 100
  • West Paris Agnes Gray School
    Grades: PK-5 | 120 students
    11.8 miles
    170 Main Street
    West Paris, ME 04289
    (207) 674-2332
    11.8 PK-5 120
  • Rumford Rumford Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 290 students
    14.2 miles
    121 Lincoln Avenue
    Rumford, ME 04276
    (207) 364-8155
    14.2 PK-5 290

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