Westbrook High School
Westbrook High School serves 682 students in grades 9-12.
Westbrook 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 682 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 27%
- Graduation Rate: 80-84% (Btm 50% in ME)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education
Westbrook High School's student population of 682 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Westbrook High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westbrook High School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#449 out of 524 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education
The child who wants to succeed has every opportunity to receive a top-quality education at Westbrook High School in a well-supported community with caring teachers. Graduates pull thousands in scholarships every year and go on to whatever field they choose has been well-prepared.In addition, WHS offers an excellent music program with one of the state's largest marching bands and highly-acclaimed Jazz Ensemble, an award-winning drama department and a full slate of athletic programs. But, like every school system, the administrative support staff continues to grow at the expense of the educational arm but that will remain unchanged until there is a systemic overhaul in America freeing teachers to teach.
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