The City of South Portland is a coastal community in southern Maine encompassing an area of 12.93 square miles. The city is home to approximately 23,300 residents, a community college, a beach area, several parks, one of the state’s largest marinas, a municipal boat ramp, a maritime and historical museum, numerous high tech, retail and small businesses, and is the second busiest oil port on the entire east coast.
The South Portland School Department consists of eight public schools, situated in the many neighborhoods of our city. Schools are within walking distance for our many of our students, with extensive transportation services provided for others.
The South Portland Schools are comprised of five neighborhood elementary schools, two middle schools and a recently renovated, state of the art high school.
The total enrollment of South Portland Schools typically falls between 3000 and 3100 students.
Enrollment by school as of April 1, 2017 was 3033 students.
South Portland High 890
Mahoney Middle 310
Memorial Middle 406
Brown Elementary 274
Dyer Elementary 238
Kaler Elementary 226
Skillin Elementary 384
Small Elementary 305
The following information compiled from Maine Department of Education EPS data 2016-2017
56 clubs & activities
12 clubs & activities
15 clubs & activities
College Level Dual Enrollment Courses
17 Advanced Placement Courses available to any student
Dual Enrollment at Portland Arts and Technology High School
Class of 2016
93.6% Graduation Rate
72% of Graduates intend to enroll in Post Secondary Education Programs
4 Year (47.8%) 2 Year (23.4%) 1 Year (2%) Military (3.3%) Work(22%) Other(2%)
Class of 2017
Two National Merit Finalists
One National Merit Scholarship Winner
Two Presidential Scholarship Finalists
Presidential Scholar for the State of Maine