Deering High School



Deering High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Deering 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
9 220
10 233
11 253
12 224

Deering High School is a public high school of the Portland Public Schools located in Portland, ME. It has 930 students in grades 9th through 12th. Deering High School is the 14th largest public high school in Maine and the 6,299th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 930
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.39

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Deering High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 503
(54%)
1,092
(51%)
 Female 427
(46%)
1,032
(49%)

Deering High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 574
(62%)
1,311
(62%)
 Black 194
(21%)
484
(23%)
 Asian 88
(9%)
168
(8%)
 Hispanic 61
(7%)
120
(6%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
34
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Deering High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 472
(51%)
1,045
(49%)
 Not Eligible 422
(45%)
1,003
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(4%)
76
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Deering High School is ranked 5th out of 0 ranked schools in Maine, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Deering High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.6%) is 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.

Deering High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1300
2006 1237
2007 1251
2008 1166
2009 1070
2010 1020
2011 945
2012 930

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.1
2007 14.1
2008 14.2
2009 12.6
2010 13.3
2011 14.6
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25615384615385
2006 0.23120452708165
2007 0.25259792166267
2008 0.33018867924528
2009 0.40467289719626
2010 0.46666666666667
2011 0.046560846560847
2012 0.54623655913978

Compare Deering High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,131.9% 11.3:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 54.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 930 14.4:1  
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