Westbrook High School (Maine)
|Westbrook High School|
125 Stroudwater Street|
Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine 04092-4045
|School type||Public, high school|
|Motto||"One Promise: The best education for all for life."|
|School district||Westbrook School Department|
|Number of students||750 |
|• Grade 9||293|
|• Grade 10||198|
|• Grade 11||194|
|• Grade 12||185|
|Student to teacher ratio||14:1|
|Education system||U.S. Secondary Education|
|Hours in school day||7|
|Color(s)||Blue and white|
|Athletics||Basketball, football, soccer, track and field, wrestling, field hockey, lacrosse, cross country, golf, tennis, hockey, baseball, softball, Boffing|
|Rival||Gorham High School|
|Average SAT scores (2006)||1341.0 |
|Average ACT scores||N/A|
|Feeder schools||Westbrook Middle School|
|Alumni||Kevin Eastman, Avie Tevanian|
Westbrook High School is a U.S. public high school located in Westbrook, Maine. The school serves grades 9 through 12, and usually enrolls between 800 and 900 students each year. Westbrook High School is a part of the Westbrook School Department. The school competes in the Southern Maine Athletics Association (SMAA) and Class A athletics, as governed by the Maine Principals' Association. The school mascot is the "Blue Blaze".
Westbrook High School is known for its successful basketball program. It has a rich tradition and includes Class A state championships (boys) in 1925, 1927, 1951, 1972, 1975 and 1984. Western Maine Championships in 1925, 1927, 1951, 1969, 1972, 1975, 1984, 1994, 1996 and 2000.
Students from Westbrook High School's music program have participated in national competitions. In 1993, the marching band competed in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California. In 1995, the marching band competed in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, and again in 1999. Most recently, in 2003, the marching band attended the Fiesta Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Westbrook High School Bell Ringers are a group of ten student-athletes that perform with a set of forty-four Dutch handbells throughout southern Maine. The group has been a staple of the school community since the early 1960s. The group is headed by former math teacher Walter Hayes.
Westbrook High School was previously located on Main Street in downtown Westbrook. The school moved to its current location in the 1950s. The school underwent an extensive renovation in 1992.