Biddeford High School



Biddeford High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Biddeford High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 207
10 199
11 192
12 206

Biddeford High School is a public high school of the Biddeford School Department School District located in Biddeford, ME. It has 804 students in grades 9th through 12th. Biddeford High School is the 22nd largest public high school in Maine and the 7,243rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.8 to 1.

Total Students: 804
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.1

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Biddeford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 406
(50%)
406
(50%)
 Male 398
(50%)
398
(50%)

Biddeford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 738
(92%)
738
(92%)
 Asian 31
(4%)
31
(4%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
13
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Biddeford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 433
(54%)
433
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 331
(41%)
331
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(5%)
40
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Biddeford High School is ranked 14th out of 0 ranked schools in Maine, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Biddeford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 42.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Biddeford High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 930
2006 952
2007 949
2008 936
2009 903
2010 852
2011 845
2012 804

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.4
2007 14.9
2008 15.4
2009 14.5
2010 14.1
2011 15.1
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23010752688172
2006 0.23634453781513
2007 0.34878819810327
2008 0.32051282051282
2009 0.38205980066445
2010 0.41549295774648
2011 0.040236686390533
2012 0.46144278606965

Compare Biddeford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,131.9% 11.3:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.5%
 
This School 46.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 804 13.8:1  
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