Hampden Academy in Hampden, ME - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    694
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    115 3.8
  • Ranking

Hampden Academy is a public school in Hampden, Maine. It has 694 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 62% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 115 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

89 Western Avenue
Hampden, ME 04444
(207) 862-3791

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 115 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The wide variety of classes make this school very unique. This school offers the opportunity to take classes that range from art to phycology. I feel that this school has a good grasp of a learning environment for almost everyone. I thoroughly enjoy my time at Hampden Academy and I would suggest this school to anyone.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: The sport facilities are supreme. They are well kept and safe to play on
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers are alright, however the teachers should show more interest in helping a student with future career and college planning.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Everyone is, for the most part, extremely involved with clubs and extracurriculars.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: The school itself is only a few years old, so the facilities are still pretty new,; however, with the exception of its boys' basketball team, Hampden Academy is known more for its academic prowess than its sports.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Hermon High School 5 mi. 279
2.66 Brewer High School 5 mi. 384
2.66 Old Town High School 16 mi. 373
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2.66 Ellsworth High School 24 mi. 499

Around Hampden Academy

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 44%
Male 55%

Student Diversity

Hampden Academy United States Belfast Area High School Brewer High School Ellsworth High School Hermon High School Old Town High School
White 93.0% 51.0% 95.0% 93.0% 93.0% 95.0% 93.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 0% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Hispanic 1.0% 25.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 1.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 23.2%
Grade 10 24.3%
Grade 11 26.2%
Grade 12 26.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 89% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 26% Teachers
  • 23% Opportunities
  • 19% Courses
  • 19% Atmosphere
  • 13% Sports

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% The quality of the classes
  • 30% The facility
  • 10% The sports teams

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 71% Supportive
  • 29% Determined

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 100% Be respectful and get involved

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 25% I love everything about this school.
  • 75% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.