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Orono Public High School Maine USA

State

Maine

Number of Students

380

SAT Average

1004

Grades

9-12

Orono High School

Public School District – Orono , Maine

Orono High School is a public high school in the town of Orono, Maine. The school offers a very challenging academic program with a wide range of Advanced Placement Courses and interesting electives. Through a varied and comprehensive activity program, life at the school is sure to be busy for all students learning and performing. Technology is a central part of the rich curriculum. International students are warmly welcomed and well taken care of at Orono. In cooperation with University of Maine, students can earn some college credits while going to public school.

Program Overview
This is a one-year program available for Grade 11 or 12 enrollments. Students attend Orono Public High School enrolled as international students with an F-1 visa. Students enrolling in Grade 12 will receive good preparation and support in order to apply for an easy transfer into the University of Maine. This program allows qualified students to receive their high school diploma while earning college credit courses through the University of Maine.

Community Information
The town of Orono is one of the top 10 safest places in Maine. Orono is located in the beautiful nature of Maine 15 minutes northeast of Bangor, which has many shopping malls, restaurants, concerts, and an international airport. All four seasons bring about great outdoor opportunities and adventures. International high school students will be able to enjoy skiing, hiking, and more. The town of Orono receives an “A-” from Niche for overall living experience.

Location
The town of Orono is located 15 minutes northeast of Bangor in the beautiful nature of Maine. All four seasons bring about great outdoor opportunities and adventures. International high school students will be able to enjoy skiing, hiking, and more.

Area population: 10,300
Town website: Town of Orono

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Early June

School Facts

Year Founded

1900

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

380

Grades

9-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:12

Average Class Size

14

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

School Uniform

No

Campus Size

70 Acres

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

1004

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Acceptance Rate

Arts

  • Commercial Art
  • Art Fundamentals
  • Chorus
  • Concert Choir
  • Band
  • Drama
  • Digital Art
  • Drawing
  • Multimedia
  • Orchestra
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Show Choir

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • French Language
  • Human Geography
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US History
  • World History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Canoeing
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Indoor Track
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Academic Decathlon
  • Art
  • Chess
  • Drama
  • Environmental
  • French Language
  • Jazz Band
  • Key
  • Knitting
  • Leadership
  • Literary Magazine
  • Math
  • Model United Nations
  • Musical Production
  • National Honor Society
  • Peer Leadership
  • Prom Committee
  • Spanish Language
  • Speech & Debate
  • Student Council
  • Student Newspaper
  • Play
  • Student Ambassadors

School Location

Partial List of College and Univeristy Acceptances

Cambridge University, Harvard University, Bowdoin College, New York University, University of Virginia, University of Minnesota, University of Michigan, McGill University, University of British Colombia, Purdue University, Colby College, Cornell, University of Maine, Boston College, University of New England, Maine Maritime Academy, University of Vermont, University of Connecticut, Dartmouth College, Ohio State University, Westpoint University

University Acceptance Rate:
100% of International High School Students

Closest International and Local Airports: Bangor International Airport (BGR)
For Details Visit Website:   Orono High School

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