Wells High School



Wells High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wells 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
9 101
10 103
11 120
12 110

Wells High School is a public high school of the Wells-Ogunquit Csd School District located in Wells, ME. It has 434 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wells High School is the 53rd largest public high school in Maine and the 11,894th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.4 to 1.

Total Students: 434
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,894th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maine: 53rd out of 125
Student/Teacher Rank in Maine: 46th out of 125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maine: 49th out of 125

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Wells High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 218
(50%)
218
(50%)
 Female 216
(50%)
216
(50%)

Wells High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 415
(96%)
415
(96%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wells High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 360
(83%)
360
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(13%)
55
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
19
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wells High School is ranked 100th out of 125 ranked schools in Maine, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wells High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 42.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Wells High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 505
2006 476
2007 479
2008 485
2009 459
2010 438
2011 434
2012 423
2013 448
2014 446
2015 434

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 11.9
2007 11.7
2008 12.2
2009 11.6
2010 11.3
2011 11.1
2012 10.4
2013 11.3
2014 11.3
2015 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15643564356436
2006 0.13445378151261
2007 0.15866388308977
2008 0.16907216494845
2009 0.24618736383442
2010 0.25114155251142
2011 0.080645161290323
2012 0.25295508274232
2013 0.21205357142857
2014 0.17937219730942
2015 0.1705069124424

Compare Wells High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
1,151.6% 11.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.1%
 
State Average 42.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wells High School
Wells, ME
Public 09 - 12 434 11.4:1  
Kennebunk High School
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Public 09 - 12 677 11.1:1 6 miles
Noble High School
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Marshwood High School
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Public 09 - 12 741 14.1:1 14 miles
Biddeford High School
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Public 09 - 12 777 13.9:1 14 miles
Thornton Academy
Saco, ME
Private 06 - 12 1,632 14:1 15 miles
Tri-City Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 244 12:1 16 miles
The School at Sweetser
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Private 01 - 12 54 5:1 16 miles
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