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2023 Best Public High Schools in Maine

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Maine School of Science & Mathematics

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    LIMESTONE, ME,

    9-12,

    48 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The school has strong ethics and intelligence. Many of the students and faculty are respected and treated as equals. Students are always challenged with their courses and can most always have an....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 100,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Cape Elizabeth High School

    Cape Elizabeth Public Schools, ME,

    9-12,

    83 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Cape Elizabeth is wonderful in many ways, and I’ve been lucky enough to experience the system from kindergarten to my current status of a senior in the high school. Above all the staff and....

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 542,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Falmouth High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Falmouth Public Schools, ME,

    9-12,

    82 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I had a great time at Falmouth, overall. The arts programs were the highlight for me, allowing me to fully learn about and embrace my creative side. Excellent faculty, amazing funding for the arts,....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 661,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Camden Hills Regional High School

    Public School,

    ROCKPORT, ME,

    9-12,

    124 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The classes range in small sizes (<25), which provide the teachers with the incentive to support students individually. Their lunches exceed in quality over any above-average high school. Campus is....

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 709,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Brunswick High School

    Brunswick Public Schools, ME,

    9-12,

    158 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I moved to Brunswick High school after a very bad experience at my past school. The staff and students welcomed me in with open arms. I felt safe, comforted, wanted, and loves. The teachers checked....

    Read 158 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 757,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  6. #10 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Orono High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Regional School Unit No. 26 (MSAD 26), ME,

    9-12,

    92 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Throughout my time at OHS I have been presented with many opportunities that other high schools in our area don't offer. There is a large selection of classes and counselors can expand class options....

    Read 92 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 372,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  7. #13 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Casco Bay High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Portland Public Schools, ME,

    9-12,

    56 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says This school is unique. The teachers truly cared about students and set up the courses so that you feel you are truly using the content you learn. Varied expeditions offer opportunities for students....

    Read 56 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 395,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  8. #14 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    South Portland High School

    South Portland Public Schools, ME,

    9-12,

    149 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says As someone who has been to about eight or nine different schools, SOPO is among the best. The class selection is astounding and the number of electives is truly something to be amazed by. The....

    Read 149 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 908,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  9. #18 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Bangor High School

    Bangor Public Schools, ME,

    9-12,

    210 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Despite everything going on with the pandemic, the school is doing a phenomenal job of socially distancing and making sure students, faculty members, and all employees are safe. I'm still enrolled at....

    Read 210 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,149,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  10. #19 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Gorham High School

    Gorham Public Schools, ME,

    9-12,

    203 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a current Gorham Highschool sophomore (at the time of this rating), and have so far had a very positive experience. Freshman year was very wonky and everyone was all over the place but you can't...Gorham Highschool is also in kahoots with USM right up the street, giving us students the opportunity to advance our learning through college classes. I find this extremely useful because I could pay...All in all it's a very safe, supportive, creative, and fun environment for everyone pursuing academics..

    Read 203 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 854,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  11. #22 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Hampden Academy

    Regional School Unit No. 22, ME,

    9-12,

    173 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at HA was pretty good. The facility and staff are always extremely nice, and teachers are always willing to give up their time to make sure that you understand the material. They are....

    Read 173 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 799,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  12. #25 Best Public High Schools in Maine.

    Baxter Academy for Tech & Sciences

    Public School,

    PORTLAND, ME,

    9-12,

    58 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Baxter has been a good one, especially in comparison to my time attending public schools. I feel that their advertisement of being a "rigorous, college-preparatory high school" is a....

    Read 58 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 390,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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