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1081 Eagle Lake Rd

Mount Desert, ME 04660

(207) 288-5011

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 518

Students Per Teacher: 7

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8 Parent Reviews for Mount Desert Island High School

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/02/12

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

Posted by a student on 12/22/11

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

Posted by a parent on 10/22/10

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.

Posted by a parent on 09/20/10

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/26/09

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/28/08

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.

Posted by a parent on 07/06/08

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 04/02/05

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Test scores for Mount Desert Island High School

MHSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Mount Desert Island High School
Aos 91 - Mount Desert Island Regional School System
* 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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Mount Desert schools — Mount Desert Island High School is located at 1081 Eagle Lake Rd, Mount Desert ME 04660. 1081 Eagle Lake Rd is in the 04660 ZIP code in Mount Desert, ME The school district for Mount Desert Island High School is the Aos 91 - Mount Desert Island Regional School System. Mount Desert Island High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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