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Orono High School

Established: 1900

School Description

Orono High School is an elite public school located in Central Maine. The school offers all graduates the unique opportunity of automatic conditional acceptance to the neighboring University of Maine. Named a 2017-2019 top 10 school in Maine, Orono High School offers college preparatory, AP, and intensive ESL courses. Students are also able to take dual enrollment courses with the University of Maine.

Orono High School is located next to the University of Maine and shares its facilities. The campus features new state-of-the-art media and fitness centers, a planetarium, collegiate athletic fields, science labs, the largest library in the state, and a 3D printing lab. Orono High School also has a fully certified ropes course located on 30 acres of land with an outdoor education curriculum.

Over the past few years, Orono athletes have won state championships in many sports, including Baseball, Nordic Skiing, Cross Country, Soccer, and Ice Hockey.
Orono High School features a specific period during the day in which all students participate in art, music, and/or drama classes. Students can choose from unique courses such as ukulele and songwriting. In 2017-2019, Orono High School Show Choir won the
State Championship.

Orono High School is listed in US News and World Report’s top 5% of high schools, and the US Niche report named the school as one of the top 10 in Maine and awarded the school an “A” rating.

Orono is located two hours from historic Portland, Maine and three hours from Boston. It is set in the pristine region of northeast New England, and students here have close access to both mountains and the ocean. Students can enjoy outdoor activities year-round such as hiking, sailing, canoeing, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling.


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Partnering with Educatius Group

Our high school partners with Educatius Group. Educatius Group guides international students through the application and payment process, works with the school to issue the I-20 (for the F-1 student visa), matches the student with a welcoming host family and the support the student in their school and host family program throughout their stay.

Educatius Group's Student Experience team and 100% Host Family Happiness policy ensure that each student's well-being is the focus while on their program.

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