John Bapst School

High school
Duration: 1 Semesters
Minimum Age: 13 y/o
United States of America, Maine, Bangor

Welcome to John Bapst, one of America’s best high schools! We’re eager to tell you about how at this historic school, motivated students meet outstanding teachers.

We’re eager to tell you that learning can be challenging, creative, and fun—eager, too, to show that learning together in a friendly, supportive community is the hallmark of our school.

Hallmarks of Our Success

  • In 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018 the school ranked #1 in Maine in The Washington Post’s High School Academic Challenge.
  • Over the past five years, graduates have gone on to attend 26 universities ranked by The Times of London among the Top 100 World Universities, including Harvard, MIT, Yale, Columbia, NYU, Penn, McGill, Johns Hopkins, Chicago, Northwestern, Carnegie Mellon, Purdue, Emory, Georgia Tech, UC-San Diego, Stanford, and the University of Washington.
  • With more than 300 students taking art, music, or drama each year, it’s no surprise that at John Bapst art and music are considered major subjects, and that graduates go on to top music and art programs.
  • More than 50% of John Bapst students are involved in a JV or varsity sport. Over the past ten years we’ve followed teams to the playoffs and state meets in a wide range of sports: field hockey, football, soccer, cross-country, basketball, cheering, ice hockey, swimming, tennis, track and field, and others.

John Bapst School offers ample scholarships opportunities for promising International Students.

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Ranked the #1 High School in Maine by The Washington Post.

Admission Requirements
Admission Exams
IELTS: 5.5
Required Documents
Elementary School Transcripts
English Proficiency Test
Recommendation Letter (#1)

John Bapst School
John Bapst School
study levels
High school
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Campus locations
United States of America, Maine, Bangor