John Bapst Memorial High School

100 Broadway,
Bangor, ME, 04401-0440
Tel: (207)947-0313
Grades: 9 - 12 | 438 students
Located in the heart of Bangor's Historic Broadway District, John Bapst is one of Maine's top high schools and the state's only independent town academy that is 100% college-prep in its mission.
The school serves nearly 500 students and offers day admission as well as 7-day and 5-day boarding programs.
The school offers both homestay and residential hall opportunities.
The cultural and economic center of its region, Bangor is a livable, lively small city in a state renowned for its natural beauty and quality of life.
The University of Maine and Husson University are just a few minutes away, and an hour's drive brings one to the coast, to Acadia National Park, or to Baxter State Park.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1928

Student Body

Total Students 438 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade John Bapst Memorial High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government, AP Computer Science, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States History, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,600
Tuition Notes Tuition listed is for day program only. Seven-day boarding and five-day boarding programs are also available.
% on Financial Aid 8%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate 92%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Colleen Grover
Admissions Associate Karen Bender

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
Nordic SkiingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Band Council, Chamber Ensemble, Chess Team, Chorale Council, Civil Rights Team, Fall Drama, International Club, JB Peppers, Jazz "Improv" Club, Jazz Combo, Junior Classical League (JCL), Key Club, Literary Magazine, Math Team, National Honor Society (NHS), Outing Club, Photography Club, Sailing Club, Spring Musical, Student Environmental Action Club, Student Senate, Tai Chi Club, Yearbook Art Club, Band Council, Chess Team, Fall Drama, JB Peppers, Jazz Combo, Key Club, Math Team, Outing Club, Sailing Club, Spring Musical, Student Senate, Tai Chi Club, Yearbook, Chamber Ensemble,
Chorale Council,
Civil Rights Team,
International Club,
Jazz "Improv" Club,
Junior Classical League (JCL),
Literary Magazine,
National Honor Society (NHS),
Photography Club,
Student Environmental Action Club,

School Notes:

  • John Bapst - A Tradition of Excellence

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northeast Occupational Exchange (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is All Saints Catholic School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is All Saints Catholic School (0.6 miles away)
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    (207)942-3816
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    (207)947-7063
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