Communities served: Acton
Schools: Acton Elementary
Superintendent: Brian Beeler, phone 284-4677.
Web site: http://www.acton.k12.me.us
Of note: High School students attend Sanford High School.
Communities Served: Biddeford
Schools: John F. Kennedy, Biddeford Primary, Biddeford Intermediate. Biddeford Middle School, Biddeford High School.
Students Enrolled: 2,975
Superintendent: Sarah Jane-Poli, phone: 282-8280.
Web site: http://www.biddschools.org
Communities served: Kittery
Schools: Frisbee Elementary, Horace Mitchell, Shapleigh Middle School and Robert Traip Academy.
Superintendent: Larry Littlefield, phone: 439-6819.
Web site: http://www.kitteryschools.org
Communities served: Sanford and Springvale
Schools: Carl J. Lamb, Emerson, Lafayette, Margaret Chase Smith, Willard, Sanford Junior High, Sanford High, Sanford Vocational, Lincoln (adult education).
Students Enrolled: 4,000
Superintendent: Jack Turcotte, phone: 324-2810.
Web site: http://www.sanford.org
Of Note: Sanford High School’s Hall of Fame, featuring noteworthy alumni.
Communities Served: Independent school serving primarily Saco, Dayton and Arundel
Students Enrolled: 1,175
Headmaster: Carl Stasio
Web site: http://www.thornton.saco.org
Of note: Thornton, originally founded in 1811, is one of the country’s oldest schools.
Communities served: Wells and Ogunquit.
Schools: Wells Elementary, Wells Junior High and Wells High School.
Superintendent: Ed McDonough, phone: 646-8331.
Web site: http://www.wocsd.org
Communities served: Arundel, Kennebunk and Kennebunkport
Schools: Kennebunk Elementary, Sea Road, Consolidated, Mildred L. Day, Middle School of the Kennebunks, Kennebunk High School.
Students Enrolled: about 2,800
Superintendent: Andrew Dollof, phone: 985-1100.
Web site: http://www.rsu21.net
Communities Served: Saco, Dayton, Old Orchard Beach
Schools: Gov. John Fairfield, Young, C.K. Burns and Saco Middle School in Saco; Dayton Consolidated in Dayton, and Jameson Elementary, Loranger Middle, Old Orchard Beach High School in Old Orchard Beach.
Students Enrolled: 3,990
Superintendent: Michael Lafortune, phone: 284-4505.
Communities served: Cornish and Parsonsfield in York County, Baldwin in Cumberland County and Hiram and Porter in Oxford County.
Schools: Baldwin Consolidated, Cornish Elementary, Fred Morrill, Hiram Elementary, South Hiram Elementary, Sacopee Valley Middle School and Sacopee Valley High School.
Students Enrolled: about 1,300
Superintendent: Sylvia Pease, phone: 625-8683.
Web site: http://www.sad55.k12.me.us
Communities served: Alfred, Limerick, Lyman, Shapleigh, Newfield and Waterboro.
Schools: Waterboro Elementary, Shapleigh Memorial, Lyman Elementary, Line, Alfred Elementary, Massabesic Middle School and Massabesic High School.
Students Enrolled: 3,760.
Superintendent: Lynda Green, phone: 247-3221.
Web site: http://www.sad57.k12.me.us
Communities served: Berwick, North Berwick and Lebanon.
Schools: Vivia E. Hussey, Berwick Elementary, Hanson, Lebanon Elementary, North Berwick Primary, Mary R. Hurd School, Noble VI, Noble Middle School, Noble High School.
Superintendent: Paul Andrade phone: 676-2234.
Web site: http://www.sad60.k12.me.us
Of note: Noble VI is a school for sixth graders only, opended in 2001 when the new Noble High School opened.