Best High Schools
in Maine

We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 23 Maine schools made our rankings.View Rankings

Maine high schools must instruct students in eight subject areas, including career and education development and world languages. Students take the Maine High School Assessment exams and may apply for the Regional Student Program Tuition Break at out-of-state colleges within New England, according to the Maine Department of Education.

Within the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, there are three gold medal Maine schools, 12 silver medal schools and eight bronze medal schools. The highly ranked Maine School of Science and Mathematics is located within the Maine School of Science & Math School District, which is about 250 miles north of the state capital of Augusta.

Top Ranked ME Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Maine School of Science & Mathematics

95 HIGH ST, LIMESTONE, ME 04750

#2

Yarmouth High School

286 WEST ELM ST, YARMOUTH, ME 04096

#3

Falmouth High School

74 WOODVILLE RD, FALMOUTH, ME 04105

#4

Cape Elizabeth High School

345 OCEAN HOUSE RD, CAPE ELIZABETH, ME 04107

#5

Wells High School

200 SANFORD RD, WELLS, ME 04090

#6

Camden Hills Regional High School

25 KEELSON DR, ROCKPORT, ME 04856

#7

Scarborough High School

11 MUNICIPAL DR, SCARBOROUGH, ME 04074

#8

Kennebunk High School

89 FLETCHER ST, KENNEBUNK, ME 04043

#9

Greely High School

303 MAIN ST, CUMBERLAND CENTER, ME 04021

#10

Bangor High School

885 BROADWAY, BANGOR, ME 04401

ME by the Numbers
Districts 109
High Schools 120
Full-Time Teachers 4,634
Students Enrolled 57,500
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The Portland Public Schools include three high schools that serve 2,279 students.

Maine

The Lewiston Public Schools include one high school, serving 1,400 students.