Welcome to Kennebunk High School!
Kennebunk High School, is a 4-year public high school with an enrollment of approximately 760 students, 70 teachers (70% hold advanced degrees), and nearly fifty additional staff members. Students who live in Arundel, Kennebunk, and Kennebunkport have the opportunity to attend this amazing school. Recently, KHS was named the #2 public high school in the State of Maine for the second year running by US News and World Report. The mission of Kennebunk High School is to “Develop productive global citizens by building knowledge and character.”
The newly-renovated Kennebunk High School opened in 2018 and is a state of the art facility. The school features interactive whiteboards in each classroom, STEM labs, a 400+ seat Auditorium, and a 100 seat lecture hall. In terms of athletic facilities the school features a 1000 seat gymnasium, multi-purpose stadium track and field, two baseball and softball fields, a 5-court tennis facility, and several multi-purpose practice fields. KHS is located just outside the center of Kennebunk on Fletcher Street.
KHS features a rigorous academic program with many pathways toward earning a diploma which includes internship and career/technical education programs, Advanced Placement (15 course offerings), early college courses, a STEM Scholar Program, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme (19 course offerings). Additional course offerings include Common Core, College Preparatory, and Honors level. Each enrolled student has access to a Chromebook which they will keep in their possession for the entirety of their high school career.
KHS has a wide range of co-curricular activities with a participation rate of over 80% of our students. There are 44 athletic teams (26 varsity) and 31 clubs that are growing each year. The arts and music programs are robust. Each year there are several plays and musicals produced along with art exhibits which are held in the school or in the community. Students in chamber choir, concert chorus, wind ensemble, concert band, and jazz band participate in district and state festivals and competitions, as well as performances for the greater community.
Each year Kennebunk High School has a college admissions percentage rate of greater than 80%. Additionally, 18% enter the workforce and 2% enlist in the military.
Please feel free to contact us here at KHS if you would like further information or may be interested in a tour of this amazing facility.
Mr. Jeremie R. Sirois