Why Bangor?

  • 2 National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence
  • Maine State Higher Performing and Efficient School Ratings
  • Standards and Poors Outperformer Rating
  • Newsweek’s Top 5% High School Rating
  • More National Merit and Semi-Finalists of any other Maine high school private or public
  • NHS Student Tutoring Program
  • Numerous Extra and Co-curricular offerings
  • Parent Choice Award Winner
  • Incredible Parent Teacher Organization and Parent Boosters’ Support
  • More than 350 volunteers
  • Numerous Community Partnerships
  • GIS State and National Champions
  • Math Team State Champions
  • JETS State and National Champions
  • STEM Academy
  • Speech and Debate State and National Champions
  • Poetry Out Loud State and National Champion
  • JROTC State and New England Champions
  • Swimming State Champions
  • Basketball State Champions
  • Baseball State Champions
  • Soccer State Champions
  • Football State Champions
  • Track State Champions
  • Top Maine Assessment Scores
  • Invention Convention State Champions
  • New England Science Symposium Champions
  • Siemens Jr. Water National and International Champions
  • Siemens Teacher of the Year
  • Top AP program, offerings, and teachers of the year
  • 200+ GEDs and Adult Education Diplomas earned annually
  • Maine Audubon Teacher of the Year
  • Informational Literacy Curriculum
  • Chemical Health Curriculum
  • Bullying Prevention Curriculum
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • Highest Reading Recovery Success Rate
  • Literacy Coaches in PreK-5 schools
  • Maine Literacy Partnership
  • Top use of Maps 101
  • Outstanding Participation State Rating for Maine Recycles Week
  • Louis Lambert Award Winner
  • Dream Big Maine Arts Teacher Fellowship Award Winner
  • Maine Dance Participant
  • MLTI State Photo Contest Winners
  • Congressional Photo Winners
  • Outstanding NCLB Review
  • National Youth Science Forum State, New England, and National Winners
  • Maine State Letters about Literature Contest Winners
  • Special Olympics State and National Winners
  • State Award Winners for the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program
  • State Winner of the Liberty Graphics Art and Natural Environment Award
  • American Choral Directors Association National Honors Mixed Choir Student Selection
  • Award winners of the John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth
  • Presidents’ Active Lifestyle award and National Fitness Award winners
  • Outstanding educators with advanced degrees
  • Administrators and Teachers of the Year
  • Maine Pulp and Paper Teacher of the Year
  • National Teachers Hall of Fame