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9-12
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Mount Desert, ME
Students enrolled: 529

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1081 Eagle Lake Rd
Mount Desert, ME 04660

(207) 288-5011
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October 02, 2012
A truly excellent public high school; its quality would definitely match some private high schools. The arts programs are fantastic, the teachers are generally highly-regarded, and it manages to get students into some pretty great colleges. I'd say the only significant drawback would be the guidance department-if you or your child wishes to go a school other than the University of Maine, be prepared to do a lot of the work yourself. Other than, though, I give it high marks.

- submitted by a student
December 22, 2011
From day 1 i was encouraged by the teachers here to quit school they told me school just wasn't for me they also talked four of my friends into quitting school diplomas are only for non-troubled students at MDI

- submitted by a student
October 22, 2010
Drugs are a huge problem at this school. The school administrators refuse to deal with the drug problem. Drug dogs are not allowed so the kids can feel that the staff trust them. Be care full sending children here

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2010
MDI High School is an excellent school. The school has a strong leadership as far a teachers and the principal staff very strong and love the children that go to the school. The academic program that is offered is wonderful, there is so much for the young adults to do.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2009
While this school certainly offers many courses and I was able to graduate and enter the college of my choice, its bias, as well as lack of discipline make it hard for many students. Though MDIHS boasts high college acceptance rates, check out how many students drop out during or after their first year at college. It is a high number.

- submitted by a student
December 28, 2008
Really fantastic! MDIHS has unparalleled faculty resources that know both how to teach and how to connect with the student body. The Music/Theatre/Visual Arts program is incredible, without doubt one of the best in Maine. High achieving students get very good treatment at MDI, with a good variety of AP's to choose from and knowledgeable instructors. I'm a current senior and the last four years have been great, no regrets.

- submitted by a student
July 06, 2008
MDI HS is one of the very best high schools in Maine. The breadth of programs is at least as good as you'd find in city schools of twice the size. The facilities are good and the teaching staff is excellent.

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March 23, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2005
I used to live in Southwest Harbor and I went to MDIHS, best place ever. I had to move due to coast guard and am now in a city school, which I find to be very different. MDIHS had one on one teachings, and here not so much. I find the teachers at mdihs were the best around. I've been to 17 schools, and mdihs was the best!

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March 07, 2004
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Mt Desert Island High School
1081 Eagle Lake Rd, Mount Desert, ME  04660
(207) 288-5011
Last modified Mt Desert Island High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mt Desert Island High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top