Chopticon High School

Chopticon High School serves 1,617 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Chopticon High School operates within the St. Mary's County School District.
St. Mary's County School District's 83% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1617 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,617 students
Chopticon High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Chopticon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Chopticon High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Chopticon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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 21:1 15:1
Chopticon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Chopticon High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
10%
35%
Chopticon High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
85%
41%
Chopticon High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Chopticon High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.27 0.39
Chopticon 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.
16%
38%
Chopticon 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.
3%
6%
Chopticon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

St. Mary's County School District's student population of 17,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 73% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,993 in this district is less than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,248 is less than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name St. Mary's County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
26
Number of Students Managed 17,841 15,824
St. Mary's County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 87%
St. Mary's County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $223 MM $243 MM
St. Mary's County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $228 MM $239 MM
St. Mary's County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,993 $14,280
St. Mary's County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,248 $14,036
St. Mary's County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Dr. James A. Forrest Career And Technology Center (7.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Margaret Brent Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benjamin Banneker Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HelenMargaret Brent Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 964 students
    1.4 miles
    29675 Point Lookout Rd
    HelenMD 20635
    (301)884-4635
    1.46-8964
  • LovevilleBenjamin Banneker Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 741 students
    1.9 miles
    27180 Point Lookout Rd
    LovevilleMD 20656
    (301)475-0260
    1.9PK-5741
  • MechanicsvilleOakville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 318 students
    4 miles
    26410 Three Notch Rd
    MechanicsvilleMD 20659
    (301)373-4365
    4PK-5318
  • ChapticoDynard Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
    5.1 miles
    23510 Bushwood Rd
    ChapticoMD 20621
    (301)769-4804
    5.1PK-5485
  • LeonardtownSt. Mary's County Evening High SchoolAlternative School

    5.1 miles
    23160 Moakley St
    LeonardtownMD 20650
    (301)475-5511
    5.1n/an/a

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