Deering High School

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370 Stevens Ave

Portland, ME 04103

(207) 874-8260

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,004

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Deering High School

It's awesome school And we learn a lot of things in this school If you are new in USA you should to come to deering HS you well learned english fast with us !

Posted by a student on 09/16/13

I'm a junior at Deering currently and i think it is a great school. The teachers are great, classes are challenging enough and we have great school spirit. By just doing your homework,not skipping class and paying attention you'll do just fine and find yourselves ready for college.

Posted by a student on 02/13/09

Classes and grades are too easy. Students do not get challenged, get good grades, then struggle in college.

Posted by a parent on 01/05/09

Deering is a really good school. I will agree with many others before me, Deering is pretty much impossible to fail unless a)you never do any assaignments or b)you never go to school. The school is what you put into it. It you really want an education, you can totally get a top-notched one. If you just ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/02/08

The curriculum there is way too easy, and colleges know this. Don't expect to have a high rank at deering taken very highly by many institutions. The classes are easy and unchallenging and offer little in the way of accelerated programs.

Posted by a student on 01/16/08

My son transfered this year to Deering and I can't say enough good about this school. It is a large school, but he teachers are awesome and generally care about the students.

Posted by a parent on 12/10/07

I graduated in 2004 and I have to say that Deering was a great place to go to school. Even when going through rough times, I always felt I could talk with any of my teachers and come up with a plan. Music and Drama are big at Deering, but they also have a lot of sports as well. Overall its just a really ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 08/20/06

I just graduated from deering this year (2005); I loved it. the only way not to do well is to not try - the teachers are always available for help, all you have to do is ask. you get out of it what you put into it; deering's not the place for you if you need someone to hold your hand through everything ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 07/28/05

Guys, what's up with the use of the word 'horrid.' I go to deering and the only way you can flunk is if you dont try! Deering is a great school, tons of after school programs and a wide varity of teachers. Most of the kids there are great and fun do get along with, although there are some bad seeds. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/16/05

I west to deering high. I hated it. I was told I wasnt going to graduate. So they told me not to come back. I have learning disabilities and they wernt willing to help. I do much better at night school getting my deploma.

Posted by a former student on 11/10/04

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Test scores
Test scores for Deering High School

MHSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Deering High School
Portland Public Schools
* 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.

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Portland schools — Deering High School is located at 370 Stevens Ave, Portland ME 04103. 370 Stevens Ave is in the 04103 ZIP code in Portland, ME The school district for Deering High School is the Portland Public Schools. Deering High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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