Waterville Senior High School

  • Waterville Senior High School serves 560 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Waterville Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Waterville Senior High School's student population of 560 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waterville Senior High School is ranked within the top 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 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waterville Senior High School is 0.29, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. 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
28%
23%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
2%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
84%
90%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waterville Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.290.12
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Graduation Rate75-79%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterville School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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