School Details

Brunswick High School

116 Maquoit Rd, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 319-1910

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 891 students 14 students/teacher (ME avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade


Maine High School Assessment (MHSA)

In 2011-2012 Maine used the Maine High School Assessment (MHSA) to test students in grade 11 in 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Brunswick School Department average
  • Maine state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Brunswick High School is a public high school in Town of Brunswick. 891 children attend Brunswick High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 5% of the 891 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Brunswick High School is 14:1. Maine Region Ten Technical High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish


  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 91%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Hispanic 2% 3%
Asian 1% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% 0%
Multiracial 0.1% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 5% 4%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The curriculum may be good and the teachers may be fine but the administration is completely clueless. We have never seen so much confusion and contradiction before. There is very little cooperation between departments and the communication to parents is often confusing and contradictory. Call one department to get a question answered (because the mailings and emails often publish the wrong information and dates) and they defer to another department who refers you back to the first department. It's complete chaos.

  • (3 years ago)

    Had A great four years. very proud to have gone to it and will miss it.

  • (3 years ago)

    Definitely a strong academic and athletic school that caters to EVERYONE not just the top 10%. I took difficult courses but I wasn't in the top 10% and I still got a great education at BHS. I enjoyed the fantastic (relatively new) facilities and had some extremely capable and committed teachers during my time there. BHS is definitely one of the best schools in Maine and I'm glad that teachers take the time to notice and try to help everyone regardless of class rank. You have to really try to fail in order to actually do so; I didn't work as hard as I could have but teachers prompted me to help myself as they helped me. Any student who can be called at least " barely mediocre" can succeed and go on to a solid college from Brunswick High School.

  • (4 years ago)

    This school caters exclusively to the top 10% of each class. Everyone is invisible. Read the latest NEASC accreditation report for confirmation of this. My child had a very poor experience at Brunswick High School

  • (4 years ago)

    Horrible school unless the student is incredibly self motivated emotionally strong. Old fashioned out dated teaching methods and burned out lazy faculty. My daughter had a horrible four years there.

  • (5 years ago)

    Great courses and outstanding teachers.

  • (5 years ago)

    As a parent and as a prior student I can attest to BHS being of the highest caliber and most accredited schools you can find in Maine

  • (5 years ago)

    I can't imagine a better high school. Wonderful faculty and staff. the best principle. Wonderful varied students. Great special education department. Lovely library annd on and on.

  • (6 years ago)

    Brunswick High School rocks! You learn so much there! There are so many people and I have so many friends there!

  • (7 years ago)

    Amazing school. To me the best in the state. Amazing teachers!

  • (7 years ago)

    I went to this school then I moved to FL. This was the best school that I have ever been to. They are very hands on and I had a fun time learning.

  • (7 years ago)

    Excellant teachers very wide variaty of extra-curricular activities great sports programs and an overall excellant school.

  • (7 years ago)

    Great kids Great teacher's Current student Will be proud to graduate here.

  • (8 years ago)

    Good selection of honors and advanced placement programs. Some excellent teachers.

  • (10 years ago)

    Brunswick high has a very nice special ed department and they are always on top of things. They have Footbal Basketball Hockey baseball indoor and outdoor track lacroose soccor and cross-country.

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