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Schenck High School

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Posted May 5, 2009

I attened Schenck and i am a junior this year. I came here last year from one of the best schools in Wake County North Carolina. When I came here it seemed like i had taken much of the courses. Everything seemed dumbed down a bit and too easy. If your child does not do well with rumors or drama DON'T send them here. The schools' population decreases each year, this year this less then 200 kids in the school. But there is a lot of school spirit. Our athletics department isn't the best. We have a few good athletes, but not many. A cheerleading team that, once the senior cheerleaders are gone this year will be nothing. And no football team. Also the economy in the district is little to no good. There is barely work here. I recomend not moving here. The new principal was the head bus driver.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 5, 2008

I love this school so much, I am a senior this year and I will be very proud to be able to say that I have graduated from Schenck High School! This year we got a new principal and is doing a great job at it.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 25, 2003

As a fairly new resident of East Millinocket and the parent of a freshman entering Schenck this school year (2003-2004) I was disappointed to learn that the school does not have an open house prior to the start of school. In previous areas, we have always attended open house before the start of school. I find it helpful to tour the school, meet teachers, discuss the curriculum, etc. Much can be gained from an open house prior to the start of school. It is also an excellent opportunity for the school to solicit support from parents in many areas.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Critical Reading

The state average for Critical Reading was 49% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
39%
Math

The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
39%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
32%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 43% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
44%
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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maine used the Maine High School Assessment (MHSA) to test students in grade 11 in critical reading, math, writing and science. The results reported show how well students are mastering state standards, specific skills defined by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 92%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Black 1% 3%
Hispanic 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 10%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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45 North Street
Suite 1
East Millinocket, ME 04430
Phone: (207) 746-3511

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