Scarborough High School (Maine)

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Scarborough High School
11 Municipal Drive
Scarborough, Maine, USA
Scarborough, Maine, Cumberland County 04074
United States
Coordinates 43°35′30″N 70°20′10″W / 43.5917°N 70.3360°W / 43.5917; -70.3360Coordinates: 43°35′30″N 70°20′10″W / 43.5917°N 70.3360°W / 43.5917; -70.3360
School type Public high school
Motto Red Storm PRide
Religious affiliation(s) N/A
School district Scarborough Schools
Superintendent Julie Kukenberger[1]
CEEB code 200895
NCES School ID 231053000325[2]
Principal Dave Creech
Teaching staff 72.75[2]
Grades 9–12
Gender all
Age range 13-20
Enrollment 1,066[2] (2012)
Average class size 300 students
Language English
Hours in school day 6:35
Color(s) Red, white, black
Mascot Thunder the lightning bolt
Nickname Storm
Team name Red Storm
Rival Cheverus
Newspaper StormWatch
Yearbook Four Corners
School fees none
Tuition none

Scarborough High School is a high school (9–12) located in Scarborough, Maine. The student population is approximately 1,100 students and another 150 staff members.


The first high school in Scarborough was built in 1927 and was named after Elwood G. Bessey, a former principal, and the current high school was built in 1954.

Mission Statement[edit]

The mission of Scarborough High School is to provide a safe, supportive, and respectful learning environment in which all members are held to high academic and ethical standards and where success is promoted for all.

Their purpose is to guide all students as they acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to become responsible, self-directed, healthy, productive citizens.


Scarborough High School offers 26 Varsity teams in 17 sports, with junior varsity/or and freshmen teams in 11 sports. Some regarding too: Soccer, indoor/outdoor track, Cross country, Baseball, softball, Hockey, boys/girls lacrosse, and many others.

US News & World Report[edit]

Scarborough High School is ranked 7th within Maine. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Scarborough High School is 33 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 5 percent. Scarborough High School is the only high school in the Scarborough School Department.

In 2009 Scarborough High School received a Silver Star Award in the small school division nationally.[citation needed]

Principal Auriemma officially stepped down as Principal of Scarborough High School. “This is very hard. It is the best job I ever had, but life is not just about a job,” Auriemma said. “I’ll have a lot of jobs in my life, but only one family.” Entwistle noted as a result of Auriemma stepping down, assistant principals Susan Ketch and Ray Dunn, Athletic Director Mike LeGage and Monique Culbertson, the district’s director of curriculum and instruction, will form a leadership team to take over day-to-day operations at the high school. Entwistle said Culbertson will lead that effort, while other district personnel will cover “her job responsibilities related to curriculum and instruction.” [3]


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