Baltimore City College High School

Baltimore City College High School serves 1,289 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Baltimore City College High School operates within the Baltimore City School District.
Baltimore City School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 84%.

School Overview

The student population of 1289 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,289 students
Baltimore City College High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Baltimore City College High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Baltimore City College High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Baltimore City College High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Baltimore City College High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Baltimore City College High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Baltimore City College High School Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
82%
35%
Baltimore City College High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
13%
41%
Baltimore City College High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.31 0.69
Baltimore City College High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
38%
Baltimore City College High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Baltimore City College High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Baltimore City School District's student population of 84,730 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has increased from 56% over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,263 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
189
29
Number of Students Managed 84,730 17,841
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 61% 84%
Baltimore City School District Graduation Rate (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,348 MM n/a
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $1,365 MM n/a
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $16,263 n/a
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $16,470 n/a
Baltimore City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Mergenthaler Vocational-technical High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stadium School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Abbottston Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BaltimoreAbbottston Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 150 students
    0.3 miles
    1300 Gorsuch Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21218
    (443)984-2685
    0.3PK-5150
  • BaltimoreStadium School
    Grades: 6-8 | 247 students
    0.3 miles
    1300 Gorsuch Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21218
    (443)984-2682
    0.36-8247
  • BaltimoreMergenthaler Vocational-technical High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1692 students
    0.4 miles
    3500 Hillen Rd
    BaltimoreMD 21218
    (410)396-6496
    0.49-121692
  • BaltimoreMontebello Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 696 students
    0.5 miles
    2040 East 32nd St
    BaltimoreMD 21218
    (410)235-4801
    0.5PK-8696
  • BaltimoreWaverly Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 449 students
    0.5 miles
    3400 Ellerslie Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21218
    (410)396-6394
    0.5PK-8449

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The school has one of the lowest drop out rates in the USA 3%. 70% of graduates attend college
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