Cambridge-south Dorchester High School

Cambridge-south Dorchester High School serves 783 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School operates within the Dorchester County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 783 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 783 students
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
43%
35%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
49%
41%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cambridge-south Dorchester High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.58 0.39
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
52%
38%
Cambridge-south Dorchester 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.
6%
6%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,766 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,291 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 47% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,101 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District Name Dorchester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
26
Number of Students Managed 4,766 15,824
Dorchester County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 87%
Dorchester County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $243 MM
Dorchester County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $79 MM $239 MM
Dorchester County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,291 $14,280
Dorchester County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,101 $14,036
Dorchester County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Dorchester County Career And Technology Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mace's Lane Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maple Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CambridgeDorchester County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    Grades: 9-122465 Cambridge Beltway
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-3457
    09-12n/a
  • CambridgeMaple Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 436 students5225 Egypt Rd
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-8577
    0.4PK-5436
  • CambridgeChoptank Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 409 students1103 Mace's Ln
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-4950
    0.9PK-5409
  • CambridgeMace's Lane Middle School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 506 students1101 Mace's Ln
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-2111
    0.96-8506
  • CambridgeJudith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center
    Alternative School
    2.3 miles1405 Glasgow St
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)221-5268
    2.3n/a

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