Deering High School

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Deering High School
Established 1874
Type Public secondary
Principal Ira Waltz
Students 1,180
Grades 9–12
Location 370 Stevens Avenue,
Portland, Maine, USA
Coordinates 43°40′18″N 70°17′45″W / 43.67165°N 70.29585°W / 43.67165; -70.29585Coordinates: 43°40′18″N 70°17′45″W / 43.67165°N 70.29585°W / 43.67165; -70.29585
District Portland Public Schools
Accreditation New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Campus Suburban
Colors Purple and White
Mascot Rams

Deering High School (DHS) is a public high school in Portland, Maine (Cumberland County) which educates grades 9–12. The school is part of the Portland Public Schools district. It is named after the Deering Center neighborhood it serves. It was established in 1874.[1]

It is one of the three public high schools located in Portland, the others being Portland High School and Casco Bay High School.

Memorial Stadium is located behind Deering High School, and is the home field for DHS outdoor sports teams.

The Deering Rams won the Maine Class A Boys' State Basketball Championship on March 3, 2012.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ New Deering principal returns to familiar setting Portland Press Herald, July 7, 2010
  2. ^ DHS Wins Class A Boys' State Basketball Championship Portland Schools, March 6, 2012
  3. ^ Tom Allen American Association of Publishers
  4. ^ "Maryland Terrapins player bio". Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Ryan Flaherty Minor League Statistics & History". July 27, 1986. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
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  7. ^ "Notable Biographies". Notable Biographies. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b Sold out: ‘Twilight Saga: New Moon' cast tour, Seacoast midnight shows SeaCoast Online, November 3, 2009
  9. ^ Three with Maine ties get Tony nod Portland Press Herald, May 5, 2010
  10. ^ "Bob Marley (II) – Biography". May 1, 2009. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  11. ^ Understanding Annie Proulx By Karen Lane Rood
  12. ^ "Maine Historic Preservation Commission: Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.". Maine Historic Preservation Commission. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 

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