Wells High School

School Overview


200 Sanford Rd

Wells, ME 04090

(207) 646-7011

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 450

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Wells High School

My child is entering his third year at WHS, he has had a tremendous experience! The teachers, coaches, and staff are fantastic. The administration is proactive and involved. The principal has done a great job involving all students, he truly cares about them all!

Posted by a parent on 09/14/11

If you want to find out how good, or how bad, a school, just survey the teachers. I taught there for over thirty years. Twenty years or so ago, ubder the leadership of Valjeane Olenn, the faculty worked hard both to improve the curriculum and to raise standards. We managed to create a school that was ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/14/10

The faculty have developed some effective and creative ways to reach students.

Posted by a other on 10/03/09

I love snapGrades, it really keeps the parents informed. Our new Principal is awesome! He really cares about all the students, not only the top 10.

Posted by a parent on 11/24/08

I have to disagree with the ratings in principal leadership, safety and parent involvement. With the new pricipal this year I think it rates at least four stars and I think I would raise safety to four also. He has a great vision of where he wants to take the school and there is no question that if ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/20/08

Progress not perfection, as the target changes, so does WHS. We offer 12 AP level courses. Over 20% of our present juniors and seniors are earning college credit at York County Community College in the Dual Enrollment Program. Some our graduates earn a full semester's worth of credits before they graduate. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/29/08

High School has many talented teachers. unfortunately there seems to be very little in the way of positive support between staff and administration. Teachers are also forced to teach low, mid and high level students all in same class which seriously hinders their effectiveness and student's quality of ...  Read more

Posted by a staff on 12/05/06

Wells High School is among the best schools in the area. The school is rising above most schools in the county. We carry a wide range in abilities and we offer many different programs for those less fortunate. The students at Wells feel that if they tried hard enough they could really learn a lot while ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/14/06

this school is not the best school around. like most its focus is on how it looks rather then how students come out. it caters more to the 'A students' and students involved with sports rather then all the students like it should. its focus and AP(advanced placment) classes. and less focus on the kids ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 10/14/05

I have children in this school system for the past 4 years. This is the worse it has ever been. Too many changes and not enough research.

Posted by a parent on 05/10/05

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Test scores
Test scores for Wells High School

MHSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Wells High School
Wells-ogunquit Csd
* 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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Wells schools — Wells High School is located at 200 Sanford Rd, Wells ME 04090. 200 Sanford Rd is in the 04090 ZIP code in Wells, ME The school district for Wells High School is the Wells-ogunquit Csd. Wells High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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