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
9 167
10 206
11 202
12 202

Biddeford High School is a public high school of the Biddeford Public Schools located in Biddeford, ME. It has 777 students in grades 9th through 12th. Biddeford High School is the 17th largest public high school in Maine and the 7,586th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.9 to 1.

Total Students: 777
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 56
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,586th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maine: 17th out of 125
Student/Teacher Rank in Maine: 105th out of 125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maine: 24th out of 125

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Biddeford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 414
(53%)
414
(53%)
 Female 363
(47%)
363
(47%)

Biddeford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 686
(88%)
686
(88%)
 Two or More 31
(4%)
31
(4%)
 Hispanic 27
(3%)
27
(3%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
18
(2%)
 Black 11
(1%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Biddeford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 428
(55%)
428
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(40%)
308
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(5%)
41
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Biddeford High School is ranked 16th out of 125 ranked schools in Maine, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Biddeford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.9%) 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
2013 798
2014 801
2015 777

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
2013 14.1
2014 14.8
2015 13.9

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
2013 0.48370927318296
2014 0.48439450686642
2015 0.44916344916345

Compare Biddeford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.6% 11.5:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.5%
 
This School 44.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 777 13.9:1  
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