The Maine School of Science and Mathematics is a public, residential high school for people who enjoy stretching their brains in new and challenging directions. Our students hail from across the state of Maine and around the world. They come for inquiry, camaraderie, and a unique high school experience. Here students, staff, and faculty engage in energetic intellectual sparring served up with encouragement and support.
The Maine School of Science and Mathematics opened its doors in 1995. It is currently ranked as the best public high school in New England and 14th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
A residential community committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, MSSM provides an extensive and challenging curriculum in science, mathematics, technology, and the arts and humanities.
MSSM offers a world-class education in the safety of a small town. Students leave MSSM ready to excel both academically and socially at the nation’s top colleges and universities.
The MSSM mathematics department features a vast array of courses not found at most high schools.
The mission of the MSSM Science Department is to provide a challenging core curriculum in the areas of biology, chemistry, and physics. Diverse electives are also offered to cultivate and sustain individual student interests.