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Stearns High School
199 State Street
Millinocket, Maine, 04462
United States
School type Public high school
Established 1963
School district Millinocket School Department
Principal Jed Petsinger
Faculty 40
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 326 (as of 2007-08)
Student:teacher ratio 11.7
Campus Urban Fringe of a Mid-size City
Mascot Minutemen
Information 207-723-6430

George W. Stearns High School (commonly Stearns High School or SHS) is a coeducational public secondary school in Millinocket, Maine, United States, serving students in grades 912. Stearns High School is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges.[1]



As of the 2007-08 school year, the school had an enrollment of 326 students and had 27.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 11.7.

Extracurricular activities



Former Stearns basketball coach, George Wentworth, was inducted, posthumously, into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. Coach Wentworth's record while coaching Stearns High School was 478 wins to 153 losses. During the 31 years that Wentworth was the coach, Stearns won six Eastern Maine, four State, and one New England title, and got the first glass backboards in the state.[2] Other Sports include Football, Field Hockey, Baseball, Tennis, Track and Field, and Softball.


  1. ^ "State of Maine School Educational Profile" (HTML). State of Maine DOE. pp. 1. Retrieved 2008-04-06. "Accreditation for Stearns High School is provided by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The school is currently accredited. The most recent evaluation for accreditation was conducted in 2007."  
  2. ^ Ken Anderson (July 17, 2003). "George Wentworth to be Inducted into New England Basketball Hall of fame" (HTML). Magic City Morning Star. pp. 1. Retrieved 2008-04-06. "Some of the greatest moments in the history of Maine high school basketball have happened in Millinocket, involving George Wentworth and the Stearns Minutemen."  

Coordinates: 45°39′41″N 68°42′23″W / 45.661342°N 68.70639°W / 45.661342; -68.70639 no such cat


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