Westbrook High School (Maine)

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Westbrook High School
125 Stroudwater Street
New England
Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine 04092-4045
United States
Coordinates 43°40′25″N 70°21′20″W / 43.6736°N 70.3555°W / 43.6736; -70.3555Coordinates: 43°40′25″N 70°21′20″W / 43.6736°N 70.3555°W / 43.6736; -70.3555
School type Public, high school
Motto "One Promise: The best education for all for life."
Religious affiliation(s) Varies
Established 1950
Status Open
School district Westbrook School Department
Superintendent Peter Lancia
CEEB code 201095
Chairperson Jim Violette
Principal Kelly Deveaux
Teaching staff 69
Grades 9-12
Number of students 750 [1]
 • Grade 9 293
 • Grade 10 198
 • Grade 11 194
 • Grade 12 185
Student to teacher ratio 14:1
Education system U.S. Secondary Education
Language English
Hours in school day 7
Campus size Medium
Campus type Suburban
Color(s)      Blue and      white
Athletics Basketball, football, soccer, track and field, wrestling, field hockey, lacrosse, cross country, golf, tennis, hockey, baseball, softball, Boffing
Mascot "Blue Blaze" Westbrook Blue Blaze Logo
Rival Gorham High School
Accreditation NEASC
Average SAT scores (2006) 1341.0 [2]
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.


  1. ^ "School Tree". School Tree. 2009. Retrieved on 2009-07-03.
  2. ^ "Public Schools K-12: Westbrook High School 2006". Public Schools K-12. 2009. Retrieved on 2009-07-03.

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