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Welcome Class of 2028!

Welcome to the “Ramily”!  We are honored for those of you who have chosen to spend your high school years here at Deering! 

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Letter from Principals

The latest message from our principals and assistant principal includes exciting updates and information.

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Immerse Yourself: An Evening of Theater with Deering High School Players!

Step into the distinguished ambiance of the historic Deering High School Auditorium for a truly special event. Whether you revel in the whimsy of Dr. Seuss, the timeless classics of Shakespeare, or the romantic allure of "Romeo and Juliet," this play promises to captivate audiences.

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DHS Play: Romeo & Juliet with a Twist

The community is invited to an enchanted evening of theater arts on Wednesday, March 6, at 6 p.m. when the Deering Players will present “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet" at the Deering High School Auditorium, located at 370 Stevens Avenue.  Deering students will embark on this theatrical journey led by Maine's 2024 Teacher of the Year and Deering Drama Director Joshua Chard, alongside the school’s exceptionally talented audiovisual technician Cory Macgowan.

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What our students and alumni have to say about Deering High School.

The guidance counselor at Deering was extremely helpful in figuring out how to get applications in and where to do my SAT’s. 

  • Jacqui Savage
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I felt like my education [at DHS] wasn’t just based on the four classes that I’d take every day, it was everyone in the classroom.

  • Salim Salim
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I felt surrounded by really amazing people who were giving me knowledge I wouldn’t be able to find somewhere else.

  • Lauren Reid Kane
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Deering High at a Glance

We succeed together because everyone is valued, challenged & empowered.

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enrolled students grades 9-12

Deering is the most diverse high school north of Boston with approximately 873 enrolled students grades 9-12.

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languages spoken by students

DHS has a culturally and linguistically diverse student body with 32 languages spoken by students.

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number of students enrolled in AP courses

Deering's Advisory Program gives every student a sub community with a curriculum focused on developing social-emotional well-being, supporting positive behavior, advancing equity, and building community.

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